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Crispy Rosemary Salt Crusted Salmon

A delicious restaurant style dish that has an amazing seared crust and juicy salmon. Done in 20 minutes!
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30 minute dinner, healthy salmon, salmon recipes
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes


  • Cast iron skillet


  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp fresh, finely chopped rosemary
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 6 oz salmon filets, skin on
  • pinch black pepper


  • In a small bowl mix the salt and the finely chopped rosemary
  • With the back of a spoon, smash the rosemary into the salt to release the oils. It will become very fragrant!
  • On the side of the salmon with the skin, rub 1/2 of the salt mix onto the skin. Pressing in to make sure its covered. Repeat with other filet.
  • Sprinkle on the garlic powder
  • Heat a cast iron skillet over high heat and let it get very hot!
  • Sear the salmon skin side down for about 5 minutes.
  • Turn the heat to medium high and flip the salmon. Sprinkle a little pepper on the salmon
  • Cook until the internal temperature is 145. Enjoy!