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Prosciutto Wrapped Salmon

This prosciutto wrapped salmon dish is super easy to make and is full of flavor! Low carb, gluten free, and keto friendly recipe.

Prosciutto Wrapped Salmon - a low carb and keto friendly recipe.

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This recipe is SO easy! Just wrap the salmon, sauté it in butter, and serve! I used two slices of prosciutto per salmon fillet, and the end result was deliciously salty and flavorful! 

It's definitely simple enough to make for a weeknight meal – but fancy enough to serve when you have company! And the fish can be prepared in advance if you're really short on time!

How to Make Prosciutto Wrapped Salmon

Wrap each piece of salmon in 1-2 slices of prosciutto.

Prosciutto Wrapped Salmon - a low carb and keto friendly recipe.

Melt the butter in a large skillet over a medium heat, and add the wrapped salmon to the pan.

Cook until the prosciutto is browned all over, flipping it over as required. How frequently you turn the salmon will depend on the shape. If you have relatively flat fillets, start with seam side down, and flip them over once. If your salmon is more like a cuboid, then again start seam side down, then turn to cook on the remaining three sides. 

Prosciutto Wrapped Salmon - a low carb and keto friendly recipe.

Season with black pepper and serve.

Prosciutto Wrapped Salmon - a low carb and keto friendly recipe.

Shown here with some steamed broccoli and a little extra butter!

Prosciutto Wrapped Salmon - a low carb and keto friendly recipe.

I can't stress enough how easy this recipe is to make. I wrapped the salmon while the butter was melting in the pan. While the salmon cooked, I cooked the broccoli in a microwave vegetable steamer.

Quick, tasty, and VERY low in carbohydrates! The salmon and prosciutto are zero carb, and so you just have to count the carbs for whatever you serve with it!

Check out all my ideas for no carb meals!

Prosciutto Wrapped Salmon

Prosciutto Wrapped Salmon

Yield: 2 Servings
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes

This prosciutto wrapped salmon dish is super easy to make and is full of flavor! Low carb, gluten free, and keto friendly recipe.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbs unsalted butter
  • 2 salmon fillets
  • 2-4 slices prosciutto
  • black pepper

Instructions

  1. Melt the butter in a large skillet. 
  2. Wrap each piece of salmon in 1-2 slices of prosciutto. Add the wrapped salmon to the pan, seam side down.
  3. Cook until the prosciutto is browned all over, flipping it over as required. 
  4. Season with black pepper and serve. 

Notes

Zero carb recipe.

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Nutrition Information
Yield 2 Serving Size Half the recipe
Amount Per Serving Calories 393Total Fat 27gSaturated Fat 10gCholesterol 131mgSodium 155mgCarbohydrates 0gFiber 0gProtein 35g

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