Seafood is a great source of healthy fats and protein. They are also quite filling and delicious. In the keto diet, fish, clams, oysters, scallops, mussels, and shrimp are among the most commonly prepared dishes to help satisfy the appetite. Make sure to avoid any seafood that you are allergic to, and substitute any of them with another similar ingredient in the recipes.
Seared Salmon with Avocado Sauce
Makes: 3 servings
Carbs per Serving: 5 grams
Protein per Serving: 57.67 grams
Fat per Serving: 17 grams
? 1 large avocado, sliced
? 1 1/2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
? 1 1/2 Tbsp coconut oil, melted and cooled
? 1 Tbsp minced parsley
? 1/2 Tbsp minced green onion or shallots
? 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
? Sea salt
? Black pepper
? 3/4 lb salmon fillets
? Ghee or coconut oil
- Combine the lime juice and avocado in a blender or food processor and pulse. Gradually pour in the coconut oil and pulse until combined. Mix in the parsley and green onion or shallot.
- Spoon the sauce into a bowl. Stir in the mustard and season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Grease a sauté pan with ghee or coconut oil and place over medium high flame. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper on both sides, then sear on the pan for about 4 minutes per side.
- Place the salmon on a platter and spoon the sauce on top. Serve immediately.