Pan Seared Salmon with Fondant Potatoes & Asparagus

Pan Seared Salmon with Fondant Potatoes & Asparagus

Recipe by 831c2bbed306d52121e560ed50646ca5?s=30&r=gTrish yee
Pan seared salmon is probably one of the easiest fish recipe to cook and it is full of omega 3 and many health benefits. I love my salmon slightly pink in the centre. Potatoes and asparagus are my to go sides for salmon. Plate it up on a big round plate and you can serve it up as a michelin star dish at home!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2 persons
Calories 613 kcal


  • Pan
  • Tongs
  • Spatula
  • Kitchen Towels
  • Cookie Cutter
  • Sieve
  • Pot
  • Knife
  • Chopping Board


  • 1 pc Salmon 500g
  • 1 sprig Rosemary
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • To taste Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 2 pcs Potatoes peeled
  • 4 tbsp Oil
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • To taste Salt & Pepper
  • 3-4 stalks Asparagus
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 3 pcs Scallops
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 tbsp Oil
  • To taste Salt & Pepper
  • 1/2 can Peas
  • 100 g Cream
  • 100 g Chicken Stock
  • To taste Salt & Pepper


  • Blanch the peas in boiling water for 3 minutes. Add cream and chicken stock to blitz in a blender.
  • Pass through a sieve to get a fine mash.
  • Pour into a squeeze bottle for plating.
  • Peel and cut the potatoes into 2cm slices.
  • Place them in boiling water to cook till soften.
  • Use a round cookie cutter, cut the potatoes into round cylinder shape.
  • Heat a pan with olive oil. Add in the potatoes and fry them for 8-10 mins and add in butter.
  • Continue frying until golden brown.
  • Pat dry the salmon skin and season with salt and pepper.
  • Heat a pan with olive oil.
  • Place rosemary and garlic in and add in the salmon with skin side facing down.
  • Fry for 3-4 mins on each side.
  • Heat a pan, add olive oil, add in the peeled asparagus.
  • Fry for 3-4 mins. Season with pinch of salt and pepper and finish with butter.
  • Pat dry the scallops and season with salt and pinch.
  • Heat pan and add in olive oil. When pan is smoking hot, add in the scallops. Add in butter.
  • Fry for 2 mins on each side.
  • Plate up!


  • You can make a lemon butter sauce or a herbs garlic cream sauce to go with your salmon. 
  • Always pat dry the seafood to make sure the excess liquid is absorbed before frying. 
  • Use a non stick pan to fry the salmon to prevent fish from sticking to the pan.


Serving: 2portionCalories: 613kcal
Keyword dinner, fish, pan fried
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