Keto fried salmon with asparagus

Another one-skillet wonder to enjoy. Just three ingredients—salmon, asparagus, and butter —transformed into a tasty dinner in just 15 minutes. It's keto, and it's simply delicious.
Another one-skillet wonder to enjoy. Just three ingredients—salmon, asparagus, and butter —transformed into a tasty dinner in just 15 minutes. It's keto, and it's simply delicious.

Ingredients

2 servingservings
USMetric
  • 8 oz. 225 g green asparagus
  • 3 oz. 75 g butter
  • 9 oz. 250 g salmon, in pieces
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

Instructions are for 2 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Rinse and trim the asparagus.
  2. Heat up a hearty dollop of butter in a frying pan where you can fit both the fish and vegetables.
  3. Fry the asparagus over medium heat for 3-4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Gather everything in one half of the frying pan.
  4. If necessary, add more butter and fry the pieces of salmon for a couple of minutes on each side. Stir the asparagus every now and then. Lower the heat towards the end.
  5. Season the salmon and serve with the remaining butter.

Tip!

This keto dish can be cooked with other low-carb vegetables such as zucchini, cauliflower, broccoli or spinach. Feel free to use your favorite spices to give this dish more flavor—chili powder, paprika, onion powder, some herbs, or even freshly chopped garlic and basil.

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