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Instant Pot Salmon

Instant Pot Salmon

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 315
Using a pressure cooker speeds up the cooking time for salmon. And the fish can be even be cooked frozen!
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Ingredients

  • 12 ounces salmon fillets 6 ounces each, thawed or frozen
  • 1 tablespoon ghee or butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 dash ground black pepper or to taste
  • 1 medium lemon

Instructions

  • Add 1 cup water into Instant Pot and insert trivet rack.
  • Place salmon fillets on rack with skin side down. Dot tops with ghee. Sprinkle on salt and pepper. Top each fillet with a slice of lemon.
  • Lock on lid and ensure valve is set to "Sealing." Set to manual high pressure for 3 minutes if fillets are thawed or 6 minutes if fillets are frozen.
  • When pressure cooking time is complete, open valve to vent for a quick pressure release. Remove salmon from pot and serve with remaining lemon for garnish.

Nutrition

Calories: 315 | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 113mg | Sodium: 657mg | Potassium: 871mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 68IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 2mg

Additional Info

Net Carbs: 2 g | % Carbs: 2.6 % | % Protein: 44.4 % | % Fat: 52.9 % | SmartPoints: 8
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