“Sweet Simplicity”

Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Total Time
45 minutes
Yield
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4, 6 oz Portions Secret Island Salmon
  • 4 tsp. of Olive Oil, divided
  • 1 medium yellow onion, julienned
  • 1 cup figs, halved
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flake
  • 2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • Juice and zest of a lemon
  • 1 tbsp. of butter

Simple Steps

  1. Place onions in a large skillet with 2 tsp oil over medium heat to caramelize.
  2. After onions begin to soften (6-7 minutes), add red pepper flake and figs. Reduce heat to low, stirring occasionally.
  3. Using a paper towel, pat filets dry and salt both sides evenly. In a large, heavy bottomed skillet, add remaining 2 tsp olive oil and heat until smoking over medium high heat.
  4. Sear salmon, skin side down, for 3 minutes. Flip each filet and place in oven set to 400 for 8-9 minutes.
  5. Finish the Caramelized Figs and Onions: Stir in honey and butter. Remove from heat and quickly stir in lemon zest and juice. A smooth, velvety pan sauce should form.
  6. To Plate: Remove salmon from oven and pour sauce over, spooning figs and onions evenly over each filet.

    Consuming raw or undercooked seafood or shellfish may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

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