Keto fried salmon with broccoli and lemon mayo

Keto fried salmon with broccoli and lemon mayo

Elegant salmon. Bright, vibrant broccoli. Lemon mayo. Now that’s what we call a one-skillet wonder. And it’s keto elegance at its finest.

Keto fried salmon with broccoli and lemon mayo

Elegant salmon. Bright, vibrant broccoli. Lemon mayo. Now that’s what we call a one-skillet wonder. And it’s keto elegance at its finest.
4 servingservings


Lemon mayo
Salmon with broccoli
  • 1 lb 450 g broccoli
  • 1¾ lbs 800 g salmon
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 oz. 50 g butter, divided


Instructions are for 4 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Mix mayonnaise and lemon juice. Set aside for later.
  2. Divide the salmon into serving-sized pieces. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Rinse and trim the broccoli, including the stem. Chop into bite-sized pieces.
  4. Fry the salmon in half the butter over medium heat for a couple of minutes on each side. Lower the heat towards the end. Remove from pan and keep warm.
  5. Add the remaining butter to the same skillet and cook the broccoli over medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until it is slightly softened and golden brown. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve the fried salmon and broccoli together with a hearty dollop of lemon mayo.


Feel free to substitute crème fraîche for the mayo. A drizzle of hollandaise or cowboy sauce are also delicious ways to add healthy fat to this one-skillet wonder!

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  1. Eric
    Really good. Fast and easy.
  2. Beverly Kerr
    I lost 2 solid pounds the first week of this diet. My husband is feeling great and he loves the recipes. Thank you for making "Healthy" taste so good.
  3. Sue
    This recipe was so good and so quick. We still had some hollandaise left so we used that instead of the mayo. This now goes on our take-away night list.
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  5. Sharifah
    I used catfish instead and did mashed cauliflower. It was so good!
  6. Melissa
    I too have been on this for a week and have lost 5 lbs! I am sooooooooooo happy! And I am not even starving. I initially thought it was weird but these meals turn out pretty darn good! It goes to show you, don't knock it til you try it!
  7. Alicia
    Salmon broccoli and lemon mayo is a combination I independently arrived at. Very good and so quick and easy. Lemon mayo is a staple in my fridge. My mayo also contains turmeric to make it bright yellow and a clove of garlic.
  8. taniafreezer
    Quick, easy and delicious. I added a tiny sprinkle of sumac to the broccoli to jazz it up a bit.

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