Pan-Seared Salmon Nuggets

Pan-Seared Salmon Nuggets Recipe
Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey
Here is a terrific low-fat technique for pan-frying almost any type of fish. You can cook a single serving or several batches—just be sure not to overcrowd the skillet, or the fish will steam rather than crisp and brown.


Recipe from

Southern Living


Salmon fillets
Salt and pepper to taste, or a favorite seasoning blend
Vegetable cooking spray
Fresh lemon or lime juice


1. Cut salmon fillets into 2-inch pieces. Sprinkle with desired amount of salt and pepper or your favorite seasoning blend. Coat lightly with vegetable cooking spray, and cook in a hot nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 1 minute on each side or until golden and fish begins to flake with a fork and is opaque throughout. Remove from heat, and add a generous splash of fresh lemon or lime juice just before serving.

May 2008
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