Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Pan Seared Salmon w/ Avocado Sauce
2 large avocados, peeled and cut
3 tblsp lime or lemon juice
3-4 tblsp olive oil
1 tblsp minced shallots or green onion
1 tblsp minced parsley
sea salt and pepper to taste
1 to 1 1/2 pounds of salmon fillet
Put avocado pieces and lime juice into a food processor or blender and pulse until blended. Slowly add olive oil, pulsing, until you reach desired consistency of sauce. Add minced shallots (or green onions) and parsley, pulse just until combined. Remove to a bowl, add salt and pepper to taste.
Place 1 tsp coconut oil in saute pan, heat on medium high until almost smoking. Season both sides of the salmon fillets with salt and pepper, carefully lay the salmon into the pan, skin side down. Cook the salmon until about medium doneness, about 3-4 minutes per side.
Serve salmon with avocado sauce.
Posted by Maria at 6:07 PM