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20 MINUTE CREAMY SALMON PICCATA RECIPE

This creamy salmon piccata recipe is fast and completely scrumptious! All you want is 20 minutes to make this gentle salmon in a lemon caper cream sauce.

In case you're searching out an easy and fashionable meal, right here it is. This lemon salmon piccata is amazing for a weeknight dinner but also true enough for agency.

20 MINUTE CREAMY SALMON PICCATA RECIPE
20 MINUTE CREAMY SALMON PICCATA RECIPE

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What is piccata sauce?
It is normally meat or fish it truly is sautéed in a sauce that has lemon, butter and spices. you may commonly see capers in Italian-American versions e.g. fowl piccata. maximum piccata sauces either use fowl broth/stock or white wine. Garlic additionally generally makes an appearance. I made a shrimp piccata recipe a while again in case you're fascinated.

The usage of flour to coat the salmon facilitates thicken the sauce up fast without overcooking the fish.

20 MINUTE CREAMY SALMON PICCATA RECIPE

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 pound fresh salmon cut into 4 pieces
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Flour for dredging
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth or dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice + zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon (or more) brined capers drained
  • 1  cup heavy/whipping cream

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Cut your salmon into 4 pieces. Sprinkle it with the garlic powder and season it generously with salt & pepper. Dredge each piece in flour on all sides.
  2. Add the butter and oil to a skillet over medium-high heat. When it's hot, add the fish. Cook it for 3-4 minutes/side or until it's browned. Be sure not to overcook the fish; it shouldn't be cooked fully yet. Remove salmon to a plate and set aside.
  3. Add the chicken broth, lemon juice/zest, and capers. Let it simmer for a minute or two.
  4. Add the cream to the skillet. Let it bubble for 2 minutes or so to thicken the sauce up a bit.
  5. And the salmon back into the pan. Cook for a few more minutes (you may want to turn the heat down) until it's cooked through and it flakes easily with a fork. 
  6. Season with extra salt & pepper as needed. Serve immediately. 

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