Pan Seared Balsamic Glazed Salmon Fillet

For a wonderful way of preparing salmon that’s easy and comes out delicious, check this recipe out. Sure to become a favorite with family and company. Enjoy!
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword balsamic, healthy meal, salmon, seared salmon, spinach
Servings 2
Author Pam


  • 2 1/2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp cold water
  • 2 tbsp good quality extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp light brown sugar
  • sea salt and pepper to sprinkle on top of fillet
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 6 ounce salmon fillets
  • fresh baby spinach steamed
  • fresh lemon juice for spinach
  • lemons for garnish, optional
  • parsley for garnish, optional


  1. 1.Rinse fillets in cold water, lay on paper towels, sprinkle salt and pepper on both sides.

    2.Heat oil in nonstick skillet, (you can use a nonstick grill pan if you like the marks) on medium to high. You want the pan hot just not smoking. Place fillets skin side up. Cook about 4 minutes. Turn with a spatula. It should be nice and charred. While cooking on the other side. Mix the vinegar, lemon juice, water, sugar and garlic powder in a small bowl. Pour over the fillets. Let cook for another 3 to 4 minutes more by moving the pan around a little. The sauce should start to thicken up and the fish should be cooked.

    3.Place on top of the steamed spinach. Enjoy this tasty and healthy meal.