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Salmon Medallions

Pan Seared Salmon Medallions

This is a simple and elegant recipe, easy to prepare and delicious.

Newfoundland Recipes-Salmon Medallions1-www.saltjunk.comMakes 3–4 servings


  • 1 lb salmon fillets
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Season with salt & pepper


Rinse salmon under cold water. Dry thoroughly with paper towels.  Using a cookie cutter or sharp knife, cut out salmon medallions (1½“). Season to taste. In a skillet, med-high heat, sauté salmon in oil (ensure oil is hot) for approx 1 minute on one side and 45 seconds on the other (both sides should have a golden crust). Centre of salmon should be opaque. Serve with an orange ginger sauce. Garnish with spinach and lemon.


  • Don’t let medallions touch each other.
  • Cook in small batches (don’t over crowd)

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