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Wild Salmon With Pepper Sauce

Dive into the flavors of the sea with this Wild Salmon with Pepper Sauce recipe that's sure to impress. A zesty, creamy sauce perfectly complements the tender, flaky salmon for a meal that's both healthy and delicious.

Under 30 minutes

Wild Salmon With Pepper Sauce

Under 30 minutes

Wild Salmon With Pepper Sauce


for 2 servings

Salmon Marinade:

  • 1 lb salmon fillet (455 g), center-cut
  • ½ clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 pinch saffron
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste


  • ½ cup red bell pepper (50 g), diced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, pureeed
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon caraway seed
  • 1 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • pepper, to taste
  • salt, to taste

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 520
  • Fat 33g
  • Carbs 4g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Protein 45g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Add the salmon, garlic clove, lemon juice, olive oil, oregano, saffron, salt, and pepper to a large bowl and stir until the salmon is well coated.
  2. Marinate for at least 20 minutes, and up to 24 hours.
  3. Add the bell pepper, garlic, mint, olive oil, lemon juice, cumin, caraway, pepper, chile flakes and salt to a blender or food processor and blend until well combined.
  4. Heat a pan over high heat with a drizzle olive oil. Once the oil is glistening, add the salmon. Cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Gently flip the salmon over and turn off the heat. Put the lid on the pan and let it continue to cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Serve salmon with harissa.
  7. Enjoy!
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