Tuscan Butter Salmon – Seafood Recipe

Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Salmon is restaurant quality Pan Seared Salmon in a delicious creamy sauce with spinach, sun dried tomatoes and parmesan!

How To Make Tuscan Butter Salmon

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4


  • 2 tbsp.extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4(6-oz) salmon fillets, patted dry with paper towels
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tbsp.butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 c.halved cherry tomatoes
  • 2 c.baby spinach
  • 1/2 c. heavy cream
  • 1/4 c. freshly grated Parmesan
  • 1/4 c.chopped herbs (such as basil and parsley), plus more for garnish
  • Lemon wedges, for serving (optional)


  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Season salmon all over with salt and pepper. When oil is shimmering but not smoking, add salmon skin side up and cook until deeply golden, about 6 minutes. Flip over and cook 2 minutes more. Transfer to a plate.
  • Reduce heat to medium and add butter. When butter has melted, stir in garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add cherry tomatoes and season with salt and pepper. Cook until tomatoes are beginning to burst, then add spinach. Cook until spinach is beginning to wilt.
  • Stir in heavy cream, Parmesan, and herbs and bring mixture to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and simmer until sauce is slightly reduced, about 3 minutes.
  • Return salmon back to skillet and spoon over sauce. Simmer until salmon is cooked through, about 3 minutes more.
  • Garnish with more herbs and squeeze lemon on top before serving.


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