Cover a metal baking pan with aluminum foil. This is a basic recipe for pan seared salmon, but there are so many different ingredients you can add to customize this dish to your tastes! The Spruce . by Jenn on June 28, 2010. in Diabetic Friendly,Gluten Free,Seafood. Coat the foil with a nonstick cooking spray. You can also add a handful of halved cherry tomatoes to the finished dish. Meanwhile heat the reserved marinade in the saucepan and bring to a simmer. You should only marinate your salmon for around 20 to 30 minutes in acid-based marinades, because they can break down the salmon, resulting in it becoming very mushy.. For other types of marinade, you should really only marinate the salmon for up to an hour. For a simple marinade, combine sweet and savory ingredients with fats or use salad dressing. Add salmon filets making sure not to overcrowd pan (I had to cook two at a time). Although I grew up in New England and have fond childhood memories of many regional treats like maple sugar candy, my family did not cook much fish. When you are ready to cook heat oil in a large skillet. Shake and rub the bag from the outside for some time. Salmon fillets become tender and flaky after cooking, and they have a mild to rich flavor. Refrigerate the bag for around 20 minutes. Some great options include spinach or mushrooms. Pan frying salmon is quick and sears in both the flavors and ... Marinate in the refrigerator 10 minutes. Set the oven to 400ºF (200ºC). The key to knowing how long to marinate salmon depends on the type of marinade you are using. This will marinate the fish well. Cook 3-4 minutes on each side until desired doneness. https://www.onceuponachef.com/.../restaurant-style-pan-seared-salmon.html When the pan is hot, add 1 to 2 tablespoons oil, lifting and turning the pan to distribute evenly. Salmon can be poached, grilled, fried or baked. 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