Parmesan Spinach Salmon - Parmesan Pan Fried Salmon
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 4 People
  • Salmon, cubed- 2 fillets or 16 cubes
  • Ground pepper- ¼ tsp
  • Salt- to taste
  • Paprika- ½ tsp
  • Light olive oil- 4 tbsp for shallow frying salmon
While cooking
  • Garlic, chopped- 2 large cloves
  • Onion, cut long and thin-1
  • Italian seasoning- 2 tsp
  • Spinach- 3 cups
  • Tomato, chopped- 1
  • Paprika- 1 tsp
  • Ground pepper- ¼ tsp or according to your needs
  • Parmesan cheese, grated- ¼ cup
  1. In a bowl, combine salmon with ground pepper, paprika and salt, keep aside for 15 minutes.
  2. Place a non-stick pan over medium heat, add olive oil, let it turn hot.
  3. Add the salmon to the oil and pan fry till it turns golden brown. Transfer to a paper towel.
  4. Use the same pan, there will be some oil left in the pan.
  5. Add the chopped garlic to the oil, let it turn golden in color.
  6. Add onion and a little salt, saute till tender.
  7. Add Italian seasoning, saute for a minute.
  8. Add spinach and cook, let it wilt.
  9. Add tomato, combine well and cook till it's slightly mashed up.
  10. Add paprika and ground pepper, saute for a couple of minutes.
  11. Finally, add parmesan cheese and let the cheese melt.
  12. If you are adding gnocchi, cook gnocchi in boiling water, drain the water and add that to the parmesan salmon, combine well and cook for a couple of minutes.
  13. Serve in a plate and sprinkle more cheese if you prefer.
  14. You could even serve this along with pasta or rice.
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