Seared Salmon in a Ginger Lime Chile Sauce

Seared Salmon in a Ginger Lime Chile Sauce

Craving an Asian inspired meal? Try this delicious and healthy salmon seared with a ginger, lime and chile sauce. Serve with some edamame and your palate will surely be satisfied. You may omit the chile if you want to keep it mild
Ginger Lime Sauce
 
1 teaspoon crushed garlic
3 tablespoons fish sauce
3 tablespoons water
2 1/2 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons lime juice
3 tablespoons grated ginger
1 teaspoon chopped hot chile
 
Place all of the ingredients in a small bowl and mix to incorporate. Allow to sit for about 15-30 minutes to allow all of the flavors to come together.
 
Seared Salmon
 
 
1 6 ounce fillet of salmon
2 tablespoons olive oil
salt to season
ginger lime sauce
 
Season the salmon with salt. Heat  the olive oil in a skillet to hot over a medium low heat and add the salmon. Cook for 4 minutes without moving the salmon. This will sear the salmon and allow you to turn it easily onto the other side. 
 
Turn salmon over and cook for 3 minutes. Pour half of the sauce over the fish and cook 1 additional minute.
 
Remove the salmon onto a plate and pour the rest of the sauce over the salmon. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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