This Pan Seared Salmon makes a nice fast dinner, full of fresh ingredients surrounded by a light, but creamy Thai Green Cocunut Sauce.

Pan Seared Salmon with Bok Choy in Thai Green Coconut Sauce

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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: 15 Minute Meal, All-Seasons, Low Carbohydrate, Pan Seared, Skinny
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Degree of Difficulty : Easy
Servings: 2 people

Ingredients 

  • 2 3 oz salmon fillets
  • drizzle extra virgin olive oil for the salmon
  • vegetable spray
  • 1 recipe Thai Green Coconut Sauce
  • 4 baby bok choy
  • 1 hand full bean sprouts
  • 6-8 basil leaves

Instructions

  • Gather all ingredients before starting the recipe.
  • Prepare Thai Green Coconut Sauce according to directions.
  • Place baby bok choy in a microwave safe dish, rinse under running water, drain and cover with cling wrap. Set aside until ready to cook.
  • Season both sides of salmon filet and lightly drizzle with olive oil. Set aside for up to an hour before cooking.
  • Spray a large skillet with vegetable spray and place over medium high heat for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add salmon filets, top side down, and sear for 2-3 minutes or until nicely browned, then flip and cook for another 2-3 minutes on the second side.
  • When salmon has cooked, microwave the bok choy on high for 1 minute. Remove cling wrap and drain.

Serving

  • Place Salmon and bok choy on a serving plate.
  • Drizzle coconut sauce around the salmon, add the bok choy, sprinkle with pea sprouts and a few leaves of basil leaves.

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