Gordon Ramsay style. Not for calorie counters. If you want to make it economical for your macros, do it without the butter.


General information

Prep time Cook time Total time Serving size
5 mins 10 mins 15 mins 2.5


Nutritional information

Amount Per 100 grams
Calories 208
Total Fat 13 g
Total Carbohydrate 0 g
Protein 20 g



Ingredient Weight (g) Carbs (g) Protein (g) Fat (g)
Salmon  250  0  50  32.5
Olive Oil  1 tbsp  0  0  14
Butter  1 tbsp  0  0  12
Thyme  –  –  –  –
TOTAL *  0  50  58.5
PER SERVING *  0  20  23.4



  • Salmon (with skin)
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Cajun seasoning
  • Butter
  • Thyme
  • 2x Garlic cloves
  • Lemon


Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Take the salmon out ahead of time so it’s room temperature

  2. Bend the salmon and score the skin (half an inch deep, close together, all the way across)

  3. Season both sides with salt, pepper and cajun spice. Rub it in there

  4. Mop up

  5. Heat up a pan

  6. Once heated, put the oil on

  7. Lay the salmon on the pan, skin side down

  8. With the spatula, lightly press the salmon down to keep the skin flat

  9. Turn the salmon over (after color changing 2/3 way) and leave for about 4 minutes. when turning over, tilt the pan so the oil gets underneath it

  10. Add garlic and thyme to the pan

  11. Turn the salmon over again so it’s skin side down and add a knob of butter

  12. Spoon the contents of the pan over the salmo

  13. Let the salmon sit on low heat for 6.5-7 minute

  14. Take it off the pan

  15. Finish by squeezing lemon on top

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