Ever wondered how to cook salmon at home? Do you only order it at restaurants? Keep reading for three simple and easy ways for how to cook salmon at home!
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How to cook salmon at home
6oz. raw salmon
Oil spray of choice (I prefer avocado oil)
1/4 tsp salt
Juice from 1/2 lemon (optional)
Preheat a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat for 2-3 minutes. Spray the pan with avocado oil and let it warm/melt for 4-5 minutes, making sure it coats the bottom of the pan. Meanwhile, rinse your salmon with cold water and pat dry.
Transfer the salmon to the skillet. Cook the salmon for 5-6 minutes skin side up, then flip it over so the skin side is down and cook for an additional 4-5 minutes.
Place on top of one of my favorite salmon recipes: Mediterranean Cauliflower Rice Bowls with Norwegian Salmon
Air fryer instructions:
Rinse your salmon with cold water and pat dry. Arrange them in the air fryer basket and sprinkle with the salt, and lemon juice (if using). Spray with avocado oil. Run the air fryer for 8 minutes on 400 degrees.
Rinse your salmon with cold water and pat dry. Arrange the salmon on a foil lined pan and sprinkle with the salt and lemon juice (if using). Spray wit avocado oil. Cook the salmon for 12-13 minutes, on 400 degrees.