Pan Seared Salmon with Tomato Basil

Here is a great way to spice up your next salmon dish. The tomato and basil sauce is amazing and compliments the salmon and zucchini noodles very well! Give it a go!

Serve: 2 

Cooking Time: 10-15mins


  • 30g chopped pancetta
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 1/4 tsp Himalayan salt, divided
  • 1/4 cup small basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 2 Salmon fillets, divided
  • 2 lemon wedges


  1. Over low heat, heat pancetta in skillet. Cook just until pancetta begins to brown (for about 4 minutes).
  2. Add cherry tomatoes, garlic, 1/2 the pepper, and ½ the salt, and cook for 3 minutes or until tomatoes begin to soften.
  3. Remove from the heat, and stir in basil leaves.
  4. In another large non-stick skillet, heat over medium-high heat.
  5. Add enough oil to lightly coat the bottom of the pan. Sprinkle fish evenly with remaining salt and pepper.
  6. Add both fillets to the pan; cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.
  7. Remove fish from pan.
  8. But fish into 2 inch cubes and top fish with tomato sauté.

Zucchini Noodles


  • 2 Zucchini’s


Put zucchini through the spiralizer (watch video below for other methods for making zucchini noodles)

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