Seared Salmon on Herbed Mashed Peas

Recipe by CaliforniaJan
READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat butter in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  • Add leek; cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
  • Add water and peas; cook 5 minutes or until peas are tender.
  • Place pea mixture in a food processor.
  • Add basil, juice, and tarragon; process until smooth, adding more water if necessary.
  • Stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; keep warm.
  • Sprinkle salmon with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  • Heat a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Coat pan with cooking spray.
  • Add salmon, skin side down, and cook for 6 minutes or until golden.
  • Turn, and cook for 8 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork or until desired degree of doneness.
  • Serve salmon over warm mashed peas. Garnish with lemon wedges, if desired.
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