Pan Seared Salmon with Maple Chipotle Sauce
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Recipe type: Entree
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 4 salmon steaks
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle en adobo
  • 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lime juice
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
Instructions
  1. For the sauce: mix maple syrup, chipotle and lime juice, add salt and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Heat a large heavy skillet over medium high, add oil.
  3. Lightly salt the salmon, place the salmon skin side down first into the pan, turn heat down to medium and fry 5 minutes on each side or until crisp and brown. If you prefer your salmon well done, finish it in a 350F oven for another 5 to 10 minutes. Let the salmon rest 2 minutes prior to serving.
  4. Serve with the sauce drizzled over it and garnish with cilantro.
Recipe by Simple Recipes at http://simplerecipes.net/2012/05/pan-seared-salmon-with-maple-chipotle-sauce/