Easy Skillet Salmon Piccata with Spinach- Keto and Low Carb

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Seared salmon in a lemon piccata sauce with capers and sautéed fresh spinach, all made in one skillet!

Easy Skillet Salmon Piccata with Spinach- Keto and Low Carb

My favorite way to cook salmon is to sear it in a screaming hot skillet and smother in a butter, lemon, white wine and caper sauce and that is what this recipe will give you!  I sauté fresh spinach leaves in the juices of the salmon, with a little piccata sauce left behind in the pan.

Easy Skillet Salmon Piccata with Spinach - Keto and Low Carb

The flavor is absolutely amazing.  This dish can be made in under 20 minutes and dinner is served!

Ingredients

6 pieces of fresh salmon (about 2″ wide/4 ounces each)

10 ounces fresh spinach

Juice and zest of 1 lemon

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped

1/4 cup butter

2 tablespoons capers

1 tablespoon white wine (I used Pint Grigio)

1 tablespoon olive oil

Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

Heat a skillet to medium high heat and add in the olive oil.

Easy Skillet Salmon Piccata with Spinach - Keto and Low Carb

Sear each piece of salmon for a few minutes (skin side up).

Easy Skillet Salmon Piccata with Spinach - Keto and Low Carb

Remove from the pan and set aside.

Easy Skillet Salmon Piccata with Spinach - Keto and Low Carb

Drain any excess oil and add in a little of the butter.

Easy Skillet Salmon Piccata with Spinach - Keto and Low Carb

Add in the garlic and sauté for about 20 seconds, then add in the wine.  Add the rest of the butter, lemon juice, zest, half of the parsley and capers. Add the salmon back into the pan, skin side down and cover. Continue cooking the salmon for a few more minutes.

Easy Skillet Salmon Piccata with Spinach - Keto and Low Carb

Remove from the pan and along with some of the sauce, leaving some in the pan.

Easy Skillet Salmon Piccata with Spinach - Keto and Low Carb

Add in the fresh spinach and toss in the sauce.  Sauté for about 2 minutes, or until cooked through.

Easy Skillet Salmon Piccata with Spinach - Keto and Low Carb

Serve with the salmon, garnish with parsley.

Easy Skillet Salmon Piccata with Spinach- Keto and Low Carb

Easy Skillet Salmon Piccata with Spinach - Keto and Low Carb

Easy Skillet Salmon Piccata with Spinach - Keto and Low Carb

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Easy Skillet Salmon Piccata with Spinach - Keto and Low Carb

Easy Skillet Salmon Piccata with Spinach- Keto and Low Carb

Makes 6 Servings

Macros:  Fat 29 grams – Protein 28 grams – Carbs (net) 2 grams


Easy Skillet Salmon Piccata with Spinach - Keto and Low Carb
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Easy Skillet Salmon Piccata with Spinach - Keto and Low Carb

My favorite way to cook salmon is to sear it in a screaming hot skillet and smother in a butter, lemon, white wine and caper sauce and that is what this recipe will give you!  I sauté fresh spinach leaves in the juices of the salmon, with a little piccata sauce left behind in the pan.  The flavor is absolutely amazing.  This dish can be made in under 20 minutes and dinner is served!
CourseMain Course
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 6 pieces of fresh salmon  - about 2″ wide/4 ounces each
  • 10 ounces fresh spinach
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 cloves garlic - minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley - chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 1 tablespoon white wine - I used Pint Grigio
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

  • Heat a skillet to medium high heat and add in the olive oil.  Sear each piece of salmon for a few minutes (skin side up).  Remove from the pan and set aside.  
  • Drain any excess oil and add in a little of the butter. Add in the garlic and sauté for about 20 seconds, then add in the wine.
  • Add the rest of the butter, lemon juice, zest, half of the parsley and capers. Add the salmon back into the pan, skin side down and cover. Continue cooking the salmon for a few more minutes.
  • Remove from the pan and along with some of the sauce, leaving some in the pan.  Add in the fresh spinach and toss in the sauce.  Sauté for about 2 minutes, or until cooked through.  Serve with the salmon, garnish with parsley.
*All nutritional data is provided as a courtesy and is accurate to the best of my knowledge. I am not a certified Nutritionist, so if you are concerned about this data, please feel free to verify it using the nutrition calculator of your choice. All data is based on net carbs and does not include sugar alchol (Swerve/Erythritol).
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