Stuffed Salmon Recipe

Stuffed Salmon Recipe

This recipe for stuffed salmon is great because it is like having a main dish and a side dish in one!
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Place the salmon fillets on a large cutting board and pat dry with paper towels. Drizzle both sides of the salmon fillets with the lemon juice and 1 tablespoon of the olive oil. Season with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste.
  3. Step 3

    Cut a pocket into the thick part of each of the fillets, only going about 3/4 of the way through. Be careful not to cut all the way through the fillet.
  4. Step 4

    In a small bowl combine the cream cheese, spinach, Parmesan cheese, and garlic. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  5. Step 5

    Spoon 1 to 2 tablespoons of the spinach cream cheese filling into each pocket.
  6. Step 6

    In a large skillet, heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium-high heat. Cook the salmon, about 4 minutes on each side until golden and cooked through to an internal temperature of 145 F.
  7. Step 7

    Serve immediately with lemon wedges.
  8. Step 8