CHIA CRUSTED SALMON

Skill Level: Beginner
Total Time: 12-20 minutes
Servings 2

Ingredients

  • 2 each Salmon filets, 5-6 oz. each
  • 3 T. Chia seeds
  • 1 ½ T. Olive oil
  • pinch Kosher salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Using a sharp knife, slice each salmon filet into evenly sized strips or small pieces, about 1 inch in width per strip (should yield 4-6 strips per filet).
  • Place chia seeds in a small bowl. Dip and coat each salmon strip into the chia seeds and coat well. Set coated sides on a small plate and season with a pinch of salt, 1/8th to ¼ tsp. total.
  • Preheat a medium sauté pan to medium high heat. Add olive oil.
  • Place salmon in the hot pan, skin side facing up, for approximately 2-3 minutes.
  • Using tongs, turn salmon to other side for additional 2-3 minutes.
  • Finish cooking salmon in a preheated oven for additional 2-6 minutes depending on the thickness of the salmon.
  • Enjoy with your favorite starch, vegetable and sauce.

Notes

Servings: 2
Serving Size: 5-6 oz.
Nutrition Information: This salmon and chia combination is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and cooks quickly on those busy nights of the week. Gluten-free, dairy free, nut free.

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