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Salmon Pasta Recipe

This salmon pasta recipe showcases the beauty of fresh seafood with a creamy sauce. The dish is simple yet impressive enough for guests or a date night.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to make salmon pasta, salmon pasta, salmon pasta recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 500kcal
Author: Luna Regina

Ingredients

  • 24 oz skinless boneless salmon cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter divided
  • 1 tbsp garlic chopped
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 2 tbsp coriander
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp pepper flakes
  • 2 oz spinach
  • 0.25 oz capers
  • 14 oz cooked spaghetti
  • 1/4 cup unsalted chicken broth
  • 4 tbsp heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 0.5 oz parmesan cheese shredded
  • 2 tbsp parsley chopped

Instructions

  • Heat 1 tbsp butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add 1 tbsp garlic and sauté for 30 seconds until fragrant.
    Step 1: Sauté the garlic in butter.
  • Add 24 oz salmon and season the fish with 1/2 tsp black pepper, 1 tsp Cajun seasoning, 2 tsp paprika, 1/2 tsp oregano, 2 tbsp coriander, 2 tsp lemon juice, and 1/4 tsp pepper flakes. Gently flip and cook for 5 minutes. Set aside on a plate.
    Step 2: Add salmon and seasonings. Set aside.
  • Add the remaining 1 tbsp butter and 2 oz spinach to the same skillet. Stir-fry for 1 minute.
    Step 3: Stir-fry the spinach with butter.
  • Stir in 0.25 oz capers, 14 oz cooked spaghetti, 1/4 cup unsalted chicken broth, 4 tbsp heavy cream, 1/4 cup milk, and 1/2 tsp salt. Cook for an extra 2 minutes.
    Step 4: Add the spaghetti, chicken broth and dairy.
  • Return the salmon to the skillet and stir gently until everything is coated in the creamy sauce, about 3 minutes.
    Step 5: Return the salmon and stir to combine.
  • Take off the heat and sprinkle 0.5 oz parmesan cheese. Garnish with 2 tbsp parsley and serve hot.
    Step 6: Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and serve immediately.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 500kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 162mg | Sodium: 591mg | Potassium: 956mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2092IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 135mg | Iron: 2mg