Defrosting your Marinated Salmon Portion
The best method to defrost is to cut a slit or poke a couple of holes in the packaging and put on a plate in the refrigerator overnight. If you want to use the salmon sooner, remove it from the initial package, transfer it to a Ziplock bag, and let it soak in cold water for 20 minutes or until the fillet is flexible.
Basic Cooking Guidance
Pan-Sear in a Skillet
Heat a pan over medium-high heat with a little bit of cooking oil to coat the bottom of the pan and heat until it’s sizzling hot. Once the oil starts to shimmer (hot enough to sizzle), place the fillet onto the pan skin side down. Press down lightly on the fillet with a spatula for thirty seconds. Reduce heat to medium and let it cook for three to four minutes undisturbed. Flip the fillet and cook for one or two more minutes.
Spray the bottom of the air fryer basket with oil, and then arrange the fillet in the basket. Run the air fryer for 7 minutes at 400 degrees.
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Arrange the salmon on a foil-lined baking sheet and cook for 12-13 minutes.
Best Sides for Salmon
Salmon pairs well with virtually everything. We suggest sauteed seasonal vegetables or preparing pasta, mashed potatoes, salad, or rice.