Seared Salmon with Fennel and Sugar Snap Slaw
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Serves: 4
  • ¼ cup Lemon Juice
  • 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 tsp raw sugar
  • 2 tbsp mince shallots
  • ¾ tsp finely ground sea salt, divided
  • ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 1 large or 2 small fennel bulbs, with fronds
  • 2 cups sugar snap peas
  • 1¼ pounds fresh wild caught Alaskan Salmon, skin removed
  1. ***Fennel and Sweet Pea Salad;
  2. Combine lemon juice, 2 tbsp olive oil, shallots, raw sugar, ½ tsp salt and ¼ tsp ground pepper into a large bowl, setting aside 2 tbsp in a small dish.
  3. Slice top of fennel bulb.
  4. Chop 2 tbsp of the frond and place in large bowl with dressing.
  5. Core and slice the fennel bulb thinly.
  6. Slice snap peas thinly on the diagonal into long pieces (about ¼ inch).
  7. Add fennel and snap peas to the large bowl, toss well. Cover and chill until salmon is prepared.
  8. ***Salmon
  9. Cut salmon into 4 pieces and season with remaining salt and pepper.
  10. Heat remaining oil in a large non stick skillet over high heat.
  11. Add salmon and cook on high heat for 2 minutes, reduce heat and cook an additional minute.
  12. Gently turn salmon, cook for 1 minute and turn off heat.
  13. Allow to sit in pan for two to 3 minutes. Salmon should still be slightly pink in the center, opaque towards the outside.
  14. Place salmon and salad on 4 plates and drizzle all with reserved dressing.
  15. Serve.
Recipe by Pure Grace Farms at