Seared Salmon With a Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce

This wonderful comforting sauce is a great choice to have with a fresh piece of seared salmon. A delicious flavor balanced with sweet earthy and creamy tones this slightly pinky sauce blends into the rotini pasta and the spinach adds a vibrant contrast. A simple but delectable masterpiece in just 20 minutes.

American cuisine
Easy
SERVING: 2 People
TIME: 25 min
INGREDIENTS:
  • - Pasta -
  • 8 oz. Rotini pasta
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • - Salmon -
  • 1 lb. Salmon
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 1 pinch Cracked black pepper
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • - Cream sauce -
  • 3 cloves Garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup Sun-dried tomatoes in oil, chopped
  • tsp Red pepper flakes
  • 5 oz. Spinach, shredded
  • 1 cup Heavy cream
  • ¼ tsp Paprika
  • 1 pinch Pepper
DIRECTIONS:
Step 1
Step 1
Step 1
Add the dried pasta to a boiling pot of salted water and cook for approximately 8 minutes, drain and set aside.
Step 2
Step 2
Step 2
Season the salmon with salt and pepper. Add oil to a medium heat skillet, place the salmon face and sear until lightly golden for approx 4 -6 minutes or until cooked approximately 1/3 way in. Turn the salmon skin down and sear for a few minutes. Remove from the heat.
Step 3
Step 3
Step 3
To make the sauce gently cook the garlic in a little oil for 1 minute. Add the sun-dried tomatoes chili pepper flakes. Next, add the spinach and cook until it wilts, approx 2-3 minutes. Add the cream and reduce it a little. Sprinkle a little sweet paprika and black cracked pepper.
Step 4
Step 4
Step 4
Add the cooked pasta to the sauce cook for 1-2 minutes tossing together. turn off the heat and serve in a bowl
Step 5
Step 5
Step 5
Flake the salmon into chunky pieces incorporating half into the pasta and sauce mix, leaving the other half of the salmon to take precedence on the top of the dish.
Step 6
Step 6
Step 6
Enjoy your 20-minute healthy meal option.