Pan Seared Alaskan Salmon with Lemon, Dill & Capers

Course Dinner
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 people


  • 1 lb Alaskan Salmon Fillet
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1/2 Lemon
  • 2 Tbsp Capers
  • 1/2 Tbsp Butter
  • 2 tsp Fresh Dill
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt


  1. Cut your fillet of salmon into 1/2 Lb. pieces. Drizzle approx. 1 Tbsp of Olive oil onto the fish. Season with salt on both sides and rub 1 Tbsp of minced garlic into the flesh side of each piece of fish.

  2. Add 1 Tbsp of olive oil to a skillet and heat over medium-high heat. When the pan is hot, place the salmon in, skin side down and let it cook for about 5 mins.

  3. Making sure the skin has lifted from pan, flip the fish and let it cook for another 3-4 mins for medium and a little more for medium well.

  4. When the salmon is cooked, removed from the pan. In the same skillet, add the butter, capers, 1 tsp of dill and the juice of the lemon. Let the sauce reduce for about 3 min. Pour directly over fish and serve.