Salmon is one of the easiest fish to prepare. I buy mine from Winco or Walmart. Although, I work for restaurant that buys theirs from SYSCO. All are VERY good, but I prefer Winco's. Buy the fillets with the skin on. Very rarely, and I mean almost never, do I find even a small bone.
Sprinkle the meat side of the fillet with lemon pepper. Heat a skillet that will hold all fillets easily. NO CRAMMING!-I'll tell you why later. Add a little olive oil to just barely cover the bottom of the skillet. Heat until smoking, then add fillets, skin side down and cover with a lid. Cook for about 2 minutes depending on the thickness of the fillets. CAREFULLY turn them over, peel the skin off and discard. Cook for another 2 minutes. Depending on how you like your fish cooked, either take it from the skillet and serve with lemon or lime wedges, or flip over again and cook for an additional minute. Cook less if you like you salmon on the raw side.
Where I work we serve it with a huckleberry sauce, pineapple salsa or a dill sauce. I like it with the huckleberry sauce or with just a squeeze of lemon or lime.
BTW, the salmon that I bought from Walmart cooks much faster than the others. It is labeled as "Wild Ocean Caught". Just make sure that whatever you buy has been frozen.
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