Slow Carb Seared Salmon and Capers

This was my second endeavour into cooking salmon.  This recipe is simple, quick and tastes delicious.  I made a few extra fillets and some sautéed spinach and garlic for lunch the next day.

Slow Carb Salmon Recipe
Lunch portion of Seared Salmon and Capers


  • Salmon fillets
  • 1  Tbs Olive Oil
  • Sea Salt
  • Fresh Ground Pepper
  • Capers (about 1 teaspoon per salmon fillet)
  • Garlic, finely chopped ( I used 1 clove for 2 fillets)


  1. Season salmon fillets with salt and pepper.  Gently press garlic into  the top side of the fillets.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.  Once heated, add salmon with the garlic coasted side down.
  3. Cook for 2 minutes until garlic is browned.
  4. Turn the salmon over.   Add capers and a bit more olive oil if the salmon has dried out.
  5. Cook for 3-5 minutes until the fish is just beginning to get flaky.

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