Lightly Fried Alaska Sockeye Salmon with Balsamic Broccoli Puree is a delicious and nutritious meal that is easy to prepare at home. This dish is perfect for anyone who loves the rich, buttery flavor of sockeye salmon and the tangy sweetness of balsamic vinegar. The balsamic broccoli puree adds an extra boost of vitamins and antioxidants to this already healthy dish.

Here's how to make Lightly Fried Alaska Sockeye Salmon with Balsamic Broccoli Puree:


  • 4 (6 oz) skin-on Alaska sockeye salmon fillets
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 cups chopped broccoli florets
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper on both sides.
  3. Heat a large oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil and swirl to coat the pan.
  4. Add the salmon fillets to the skillet, skin side down. Cook for 3-4 minutes, until the skin is crispy and golden brown.
  5. Flip the salmon fillets over and transfer the skillet to the oven. Bake for 5-7 minutes, until the salmon is cooked through.
  6. While the salmon is cooking, prepare the broccoli puree. Steam the broccoli florets until tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  7. In a small saucepan, heat the balsamic vinegar over medium heat until it has reduced by half.
  8. In a blender or food processor, puree the steamed broccoli with the butter until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. To serve, spoon the broccoli puree onto plates and top with the salmon fillets. Drizzle the reduced balsamic vinegar over the top of the salmon.

Enjoy your delicious and healthy Lightly Fried Alaska Sockeye Salmon with Balsamic Broccoli Puree!