Pan-Seared Salmon Recipe on a Bed of Arugula

Salmon makes for a great meal any day of the week. It’s naturally gluten-free and it’s packed with healthy fats that will satisfy your taste buds.

It is perfect for those eating a gluten-free diet.

Fresh wild salmon doesn’t take much time to make, but the rewards are high as it is one of the most delicious dinners you can possibly have.

I typically recommend buying the salmon the same day you plan to cook it.

Pan-Seared Salmon Recipe on a Bed of Arugula

Sara M
Crisp on top and cooked perfectly in the center, this pan-seared salmon is naturally gluten-free and easy to make and serve whether you're in a rush or taking your time!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tbsp sea salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 4 salmon filets (1-1/4in. thick)


  • Season the salmon with sea salt and some pepper. Heat the olive oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook the salmon (skin side up) until golden and crispy (about 4-5 minutes). Carefully flip the fillets. Continue cooking until salmon is done to your liking, 5-8 minutes more. Transfer to platter and serve over bed of arugula or other greens!
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