Seared Salmon with Herb Butter

A go-to recipe that's easy and delicious. Can be grilled of course too.


  • 4 Salmon Fillets
  • 1 Tablespoon oil
  • Kosher salt and pepper to taste

Pat salmon dry and season generously with salt and pepper. Heat oil in nonstick pan until just smoking and sear salmon skin side up 3-4 min per side.

HERB BUTTER (Place a pat on each fillet after searing)

  • 5 Tablespoons Softened Unsalted Butter
  • 2 Tablespoons finely chopped basil (or other herb(s))
  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Kosher salt and pepper to taste

Mix together, place in plastic wrap, shape in a quarter size roll, refrigerate or freeze.