Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown
Show: Good Eats
Episode: Gills Gone Wild
Bi-Level King Salmon Fillet
Total:
20 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
2 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
20 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
2 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 (12-ounce) skinless king salmon fillet, 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 inches thick, pin bones removed
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Preheat the oven to 475 degrees F.

Set a 10-inch heat-proof saute pan over medium heat for 2 minutes. Brush the fillet with the oil and sprinkle with kosher salt and black pepper. Place the fillet in the pan flesh side down and cook for 3 minutes. Turn the fillet over, place pan in the oven, and cook for 5 minutes. Transfer the fillet to a plate, cover loosely with foil, and let rest for 5 minutes before serving.

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