Seared, Baked Salmon


  • 1 skin-on salmon fillet
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 rosemary sprig
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Butter
  • Grapeseed Oil


Mise en Place

  1. Cut a few lemon slices
  2. Break leaves from a rosemary sprig
  3. Salt and Pepper Salmon heavily and let sit for about 10-15 minutes or until most of the salt has been absorbed.


  1. Preheat oven to 400F
  2. On your stove heat grapeseed oil on cast iron skillet on medium-high heat. When hot place the fish skin-side down for 3 minutes. This should produce a tasty, crispy skin.
  3. When 3 minutes passes add a couple slices of lemon and the rosemary to the top of the fish. Add a bit of butter to the pan and transfer from the stovetop to the oven.
  4. Cook for 15 minutes or until the internal temperature of the salmon reaches about 145F.
  5. Take out of oven and serve.