Seared Salmon With Balsamic Vinegar and Dijon Glaze

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

My husband found this recipe somewhere online a while ago and it has become my absolute favorite salmon dish. Tip: salmon should be no thicker than 1"and sliced into 2” wide pieces. Pepper measurements are approximate.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dust salmon with freshly ground pepper, flesh side up.
  2. Heat oil in the pan on high heat until oil gets a little smoky.
  3. Starting with pepper-side down, sear 3 minutes each side.
  4. Remove salmon from pan and reduce heat to medium.
  5. Immediately place balsamic vinegar in pan, where it will reduce quickly.
  6. Add Dijon and mix until well blended.
  7. Starting with pepper-side down, place salmon into glaze, coating both sides completely and turn fire off.


Most Helpful

This is amazing! I served it with fresh grilled asparagus. Will try this with chicken next. It tasted so good for such a short preparation and cooking time.

dollyronda August 08, 2012

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