Seared Salmon with Maple Pear Topping
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Seared Salmon with Maple Pear Topping
Seared Salmon with Maple Pear Topping
4 salmon fillets (4 oz. to 6 oz. each)
Kosher or sea salt and freshly ground pepper
Wondra flour
2 tbsp. olive oil
3/4 cup chopped canned pears
1 tbsp. maple syrup
1 tbsp. white balsamic vinegar

Prep: 10 minutes, Cook: 10 to 15 minutes, Serves: 4

1. Carefully cut away skin from fish and sprinkle with salt and pepper; dredge well with flour.

2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook fish until well browned on both sides, about 4 to 5 minutes per side (see note below).

3. Meanwhile, mix together pears, maple syrup and vinegar. Serve with seared fish.

Note: If fish is thick, bake at 350°F for 5 to 10 minutes to finish cooking. Fish is done when internal temperature reaches 150°F.

Nutritional Information:
360 calories, 28 g protein, 22 g total fat (4 g sat.), 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g sugar, 85 mg cholesterol, 85 mg sodium, 9 points