Photo: Christopher Testani; Styling: Alma Melendez
Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
7 Mins
Total Time
17 Mins

Got leftover lentils? Try tossing into salads for a protein boost, or smear a bit of goat cheese on crostini and top with lentils for a smart snack.

How to Make It

In a 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until very hot. Season salmon generously with salt and pepper; add to skillet top-side down and cook, undisturbed, until deep golden, about 4 minutes. Turn and sear on opposite side until just barely cooked through, 1 1/2 to 3 minutes longer, depending on thickness.

While salmon is cooking, stir orange zest, juice and red onion into lentils. Divide salad among 4 plates, top with salmon and serve.

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