Creamy Pesto Salmon

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Hello guys, I’m back lol. I know, I know, I haven’t blogged in a while. So many things happening all at once can make one go on a hiatus. But on another note I’m back with a yummy recipe. Low in carbs and scrumptious at the same time. What makes it so yummy is the creamy pesto blend .

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Ingredients

1 lb of salmon ( cut into 2-3 pieces )

1.5 tbsp of pesto

1/2 cup of whipping cream or milk

3 oz of cream cheese

chopped parsley

olive oil

salt

black pepper

cayenne pepper

thyme

Take fish and sear it ( make a cut in the middle on the skin side )

Baste fish with olive oil using a brush.  Season fish with salt, black pepper, thyme and cayenne pepper to your own preference.

Heat up a pan with oil and place fish skin down. Pan sear on medium high heat for 4-5 on each side until done ( note the change of color from pink to white )

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In a separate pot, heat up( medium heat) the cream cheese and cream/ milk. Whisk to mix completely. Add in the pesto and continue to mix.

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Turn off heat, if it become to thick add a  little bit of water and whisk vigorously.

Serve fish with pesto sauce on top, sprinkle parsley for an added touch.

Enjoy