This Salmon with Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce Is Dinner Goals

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Garlic, lemon, and butter are an ingredient trifecta. Basically you can put them on anything and that thing will taste 100 percent better. Chicken with the combo? Oh hell yes. A bunch of roasted veggies tossed in that sauce? Gimme, gimme. That’s why this quick and easy salmon recipe from Cooking Classy immediately caught my eye when I was scrolling through Pinterest. It’s definitely another #dinnergoals recipe.

So, here’s what you need to do: When shopping for the salmon, ask for multiple six-ounce skinless fillets cut about 1-inch thick at your fish counter. Allow the salmon to rest at room temperature for 10 minutes, while you make your garlic, lemon, and butter sauce in a small saucepan. Start by sautéing garlic until golden in butter. Pour in chicken broth and lemon juice and simmer until reduced. Stir in more butter (and a little honey) until combined. Set the sauce aside to make the salmon in a skillet.

Sear the salmon on both sides. Transfer each fillet to a plate and then drizzle each serving with that magical garlic lemon butter sauce and prepare to get a lot of compliments (and requests that you make this dinner again). I would serve this with a bunch of seasonal vegetables, or maybe some rice.

→ Get the Recipe: Skillet Seared Salmon with Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce from Cooking Classy

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