Seafood

Garlic Butter Pasta with Crispy Salmon

April  6, 2020
Photo by Becky I The Fig Jar
Author Notes

A what I like to call “make something out of nothing meal”. It’s made from simple pantry ingredients like: canned salmon, capers, marinated artichokes and pasta! It’s delicious, healthy and ready in under 20 minutes. —Becky - The Fig Jar

  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Cook time 10 minutes
  • Serves 2
Ingredients
  • 1 6oz Can of salmon
  • 1 Lemon
  • 2 tablespoons Capers
  • 1/4 cup Marinated artichokes
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons Panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 1 tablespoon Oil (I used canola but any type is fine)
  • 1 Clove garlic (minced)
  • Pasta for two
  • Salt & pepper
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Boil enough water for two servings of pasta. Cook until pasta according to package directions/your preferences.
  2. While water is boiling/pasta is cooking, drain liquid from salmon and mix in a bowl with panko, squeeze juice from 1/2 a lemon, sprinkle with pepper. Break salmon up only slightly.
  3. Heat oil in a non-stick skillet, add salmon mixture and cook over medium high until crispy. About 5 minutes.
  4. Once pasta is cooked, remove from pot and place in a bowl, set aside. In that same pot, add butter. Once melted, add garlic and for for 2-3 minutes over medium heat until just barely golden. Add a squeeze of lemon, return pasta to pot, add parm and cook one minute more, tossing constantly using tongs. Sprinkle with pepper.
  5. Separate pasta into two bowls. Top with salmon, capers, artichokes and lemon wedges.

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