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  • Author: chefjar
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4


Salmon Florentine is one pot salmon recipe that is ready in 25 minutes! Crispy pan seared salmon are topped with a flavorful and creamy sauce with spinach and mushrooms. Perfect for lunch or dinner!



  • Salmon fillets ( skin off)- 4
  • Salt- 1/4 tsp.
  • Red chili flakes- 1/4 tsp.
  • Vegetable oil- 2 tbsp.


  • Onion ( finely chopped)- 1
  • Garlic (minced)- 1 tbsp.
  • Mushrooms ( sliced)- 0.5 lbs ( 250 g)
  • Half & Half- 1 1/4 cup
  • Cornstarch- 1 tbsp.
  • Grated Parmesan cheese- 2 tbsp.
  • Baby spinach- 7 oz ( 200 g)
  • Red chili flakes- 1/4 tsp.
  • Lemon juice- 1 tbsp.
  • Salt- to taste


  • Heat vegetable oil in a large non stick pan over medium-high heat. Season salmon fillets with salt and red chili flakes, then sear in the hot pan  for 10 minutes, about 5 minutes per side or until salmon is cooked though. Transfer to a plate.
  • In the same pan saute onion until translucent, add garlic and cook until fragrant. Add the sliced mushrooms and cook until browned.
  • Dissolve the cornstarch in half and half. Pour the mixture into the pan and add Parmesan cheese. Bring to a gentle simmer and cook until the sauce thickens slightly.
  • Add the baby spinach  and allow it to cook down.
  • Season the sauce with salt, red chili flakes and add lemon juice. Finally give it a good stir and return the pan seared salmon.
  • Serve immediately with a side of steamed broccoli or roasted asparagus.


  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Category: Salmon recipes
  • Cuisine: Italian


  • Calories: 592 kcal
  • Sugar: 3 g
  • Sodium: 206 mg
  • Fat: 28 g
  • Saturated Fat: 11 g
  • Carbohydrates: 29 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 50 g
  • Cholesterol: 136 mg

Keywords: salmon recipes, salmon florentine, creamy salmon, seafood