When I got home tonight I had no idea what I was going to do for dinner. Thankfully I came home to a salmon fillet, fresh tomatoes and I knew I had the makings for a great dinner!
I got out my grill pan and started prepping. I sprayed my grill pan with coconut oil spray and let the pan heat up. I seasoned the salmon with kosher salt and freshly ground pepper. As the pan was heating up I also washed, patted dry and chopped up my fresh parsley.
Once the grill pan was hot, I put the salmon in, skin side down. I let it cook like that for a good five minutes (maybe a minute longer!) I tested the fillet with my spatula to make sure the skin was not sticking to the pan. Thankfully I was in the clear – I just love coconut oil spray, it does wonders. Of course it helps that my grill pan is non-stick.
I flipped the salmon and cooked it for five minutes flesh side down. Once I put it back on the skin side, I was so happy to see the nice grill marks I had on the salmon!
While the salmon was cooking I boiled my water for my couscous. I chopped up my colorful tomatoes, put them in a bowl seasoned them with freshly ground pepper and a small pinch of kosher salt and a splash of balsamic vinegar. This is so simple and the best seasoning!! All of these fixings made for such an amazing summer time dinner. The last touch was zesting the half of a lemon I had and squeezing the juice out into a small bowl. I mixed the lemon zest and juice together – the perfect topping for our salmon.
I topped the salmon with the lemon mixture. I put fresh parsley on everything on my plate. I just love fresh parsley!
Here is the finished product – I highly recommend it. It was such a quick meal and it was so fresh and delicious!
Happy cooking, everyone!