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.
Servings: 4 servings
- 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
Heat 1 tbsp butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add 1 tbsp garlic and sauté for 30 seconds until fragrant.
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.
Add the remaining 1 tbsp butter and 2 oz spinach to the same skillet. Stir-fry for 1 minute.
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.
Return the salmon to the skillet and stir gently until everything is coated in the creamy sauce, about 3 minutes.
Take off the heat and sprinkle 0.5 oz parmesan cheese. Garnish with 2 tbsp parsley and serve hot.
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