Pan-Seared Salmon with Coconut-Herb Greens

Pan-Seared Salmon with Coconut-Herb Greens

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Course Main Dish
Cuisine Keto
Servings 4 Servings


  • 1 cup canned full fat coconut milk
  • 1 large lime juiced
  • 4 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic minced and divided
  • 1 teaspoon coconut aminos
  • 1 teaspoon minced jalapeno
  • 4 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro divided
  • 4 tablespoons fresh chopped chives divided
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil divided
  • 8 4-6 oz. wild salmon filets (4 filets will be for another meal)
  • 1 large tub super greens
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • In a medium saucepan, stir together the first 3 ingredients along with 2 cloves garlic, coconut aminos, jalapeno, 1/2 the cilantro, and 1/2 the chives, over medium heat.
  • Bring it to a low simmer for 2-3 minutes then remove from the heat and set aside.
  • In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the coconut oil over medium-high heat.
  • Cook the salmon, skin side down for 2-3 minutes per side, or until each side has a nice seared crust and is cooked through to the desired doneness.
  • Remove the salmon from the skillet and place half into an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for later use.
  • In a separate skillet, heat the remaining coconut oil and add the spinach and remaining garlic, salt, and pepper to the skillet.
  • Cook until the greens wilt, about 2-3 minutes.
  • On 4 serving plates, place some wilted greens, a piece of salmon, and then pour over some of the coconut-herb sauce to serve.
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