Salmon with Red Wine Balsamic Sauce

Salmon with Red Wine Balsamic Sauce

Salmon with Red Wine Balsamic Sauce
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Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 2 cups Pinot Noir red wine
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. heavy cream
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 4 (6 oz.) skinless salmon fillets
Directions
  1. In a medium skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat. Add shallot and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, until translucent. Add garlic, thyme and 1/2 teaspoon of pepper and stir, cooking for 1 minute until fragrant.
  2. Add wine and balsamic vinegar to the skillet, bringing mixture to a boil. Boil mixture for about 10 to 15 minutes until the liquid has reduced. Remove pan from heat and whisk in cream and butter until smooth. Set aside.
  3. In a large cast iron skillet, add remaining olive oil over medium-high heat. Season the salmon filets with salt and remaining pepper and add into skillet. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes on each side. Transfer salmon to their serving plates and spoon sauce over top

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