Lemony Salmon Piccata Recipe

Lemony Salmon Piccata Recipe

Lemony Salmon Piccata Recipe

I'm sure you have tried traditional chicken piccata, but have you ever switched out the chicken for fish? Salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and B Vitamins. It is also a great source of protein and potassium. Eating salmon on a regular basis may help prevent heart disease as well because it balances the number of fatty acids in your body. If you enjoy chicken piccata, you are going to love this healthy alternative.

Lemony Salmon Piccata Recipe


Prep Time: 15 Minutes | Cook Time: 10 minutes


  • 4 (6 ounces) skinless salmon fillets

  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 3 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1/4 cup dry white wine (such as sauvignon blanc)

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice (from about 2 lemons), plus lemon slices for garnish

  • 2 tablespoons capers, rinsed and drained

  • 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped

  • 2 teaspoons unsalted butter


  1. Season salmon with salt and pepper and then coat salmon in flour in a shallow bowl.

  2. Heat oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Cook fillets, turning once, until golden (about 2 minutes).

  3. Reduce heat to medium, add garlic, and cook for 1 minute.

  4. Add wine, lemon juice, capers, and parsley to pan. Simmer over medium-low heat until fish is cooked through (about 5-6 minutes).

  5. Remove pan from heat. Add butter and stir until melted (about 30 seconds).

  6. Garnish with lemon slices and then top with sauce before serving.

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