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Salmon Almondine

This is a delicious and beautiful way to serve salmon. Because it is sliced thin, it cooks in just a few minutes. The simple ingredients come together wonderfully for a very flavorful dish. The sour burst from the capers and the crunch from the almonds make it truly unique.
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2 servings


  • 3 tbsp butter grass-fed
  • 1 tsp avocado oil
  • ¼ cup almonds sliced
  • 14 oz wild-caught salmon fillet cut into 1/4-inch-wide slices
  • ½ juice lemon
  • 1 tbsp capers drained


  • Melt 1 tablespoon butter + 1 teaspoon avocado oil in a nontoxic skillet over medium heat.
  • Lightly brown the almonds; set aside.
  • Season salmon with salt and pepper.
  • Cook 1 at a time. Saute on both sides until done.
  • Saute the other salmon fillet.
  • Add another 2 tablespoons of grass-fed butter, lemon juice, and capers.
  • Put the mixture on a plate and drizzle with any remaining sauce in the pan.
  • Sprinkle with the almonds and serve immediately.


Great served with whole wheat couscous or brown rice for core plan or riced/mashed cauliflower for advanced plan and any kind of vegetables.
Shown here with zucchini-chili mash.