Five Star Cast Iron Seared Salmon

“The key to a beautiful, even sear is the quarter-turn. Keep the fish moving, a quarter-turn of the pan at a time for that perfect, restaurant-quality finish.”

Five Star Cast Iron Seared Salmon

Five Star Cast Iron Seared Salmon

Ingredients You'll Need


  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Skinless salmon
  • Fresh herbs

Cooking Instructions


  1. Heat extra virgin olive oil in a hot, cast iron skillet until you see a wisp of smoke.
  2. Salt and pepper a piece of skinless salmon on both sides.
  3. Stand back and carefully place the salmon, skin-side down in the skillet.
  4. Gently move the salmon a quarter-turn at a time, to create an even sear.
  5. Flip salmon over and briefly cook the opposite side.
  6. When finished, garnish with fresh herbs and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. 

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