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Pineapple Salmon

Pineapple Salmon {Pan Seared Sweet & Spicy Pineapple Salmon}

This sweet & spicy pineapple salmon is pan seared to perfection and bursting with flavor. Ready in under 30 minutes and sure to please your pescatarian and carnivore friends alike!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Dinner
Servings 4 people


  • 2 lbs. salmon skinned and cut into four filets
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Black Pepper to taste
  • grapeseed oil for pan frying
  • 1.25 c fresh diced pineapple
  • 1/2 c sweet chili sauce
  • 2 T rice vinegar
  • 1 T low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 T brown sugar
  • 1/4 c pineapple juice
  • 1 tsp chili paste optional for an added kick
  • chopped parsley garnish


  • In a small sauce pan over medium heat, whisk together sweet chili sauce, rice vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar, pineapple juice and chili paste (if using). Bring to a boil and then allow to simmer and stay warm while you make the salmon.
  • Season fillets with kosher salt and pepper on both sides.
  • Heat a large saute pan over medium high heat. When your pan is hot, add oil to the pan.
  • In batches, cook the salmon 3 minutes on the first side depending on the thickness of your filets. The salmon should now be opaque half way through. Flip the salmon over to brown the other side for about 5 minutes. Once the salmon has reached an internal temperature of 145 degrees, it's done. Be sure not to overcook.
  • Place salmon fillets over brown rice or cauliflower rice. Cover salmon with pineapple sauce and garnish with parsley. Say Grace and enjoy!!
Keyword pineapple salmon
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