Salmon with Basil Sauce
- 4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets
- olive oil
- salt and pepper
- 1 cup fresh basil
- 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1 garlic clove
- 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
Drizzle salmon with olive oil, and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Set aside for 10 minutes to absorb the flavor.
Combine basil, 1/2 cup oil, and remaining ingredients in a food processor. Pulse until finely chopped and set aside.
Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Saute salmon for 4 to 5 minutes on each side, or until desired degree of doneness. Place on serving plates. In the wamr skillet, heat reserved basil sauce and out over salmon.