Pan-Seared Fish with Pomegranate Salsa Recipe

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Everett Dean Modified: March 21, 2022
Pan-Seared Fish with Pomegranate Salsa Recipe

How To Make Pan-Seared Fish with Pomegranate Salsa

This pan-seared fish recipe is cooked to perfection and tossed with a zesty and flavorful pomegranate salsa for a complete and filling meal.

Preparation: 12 minutes
Cooking: 8 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



For pan-seared fish

  • 4filetscod or halibut or another firm white fish
  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • ½tspKosher salt
  • ½tspfreshly-cracked black pepper
  • 1tbspolive oil or butter

For pomegranate salsa

  • 1cupPOM-POMS pomegranate arilsfresh
  • cupfresh cilantrofinely-chopped
  • ¼cupred onionfinely-chopped
  • 1jalapeñocored and finely-chopped
  • lime juice
  • ground cumin
  • Kosher salt
  • freshly-cracked black pepper


TO make the pan-seared fish

  1. Sprinkle the fish fillets evenly on both sides with the cumin, salt, and pepper. Set aside.

  2. Heat oil or butter in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat until shimmering or melted. Add the seasoned fish filets and cook for about 5 minutes on the first side, or until browned.

  3. Carefully flip the filets, and cook for 2 to 3 more minutes or until the fish is cooked through.

  4. Transfer the fish to the serving plates, and top with the pomegranate salsa. Serve immediately.

To make the pomegranate salsa

  1. Add all ingredients together in a large mixing bowl and toss until evenly combined.

  2. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.


  • Calories: 267.40kcal
  • Fat: 5.64g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.86g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.82g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.96g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.70g
  • Fiber: 2.46g
  • Sugar: 6.56g
  • Protein: 42.34g
  • Cholesterol: 99.33mg
  • Sodium: 685.92mg
  • Calcium: 56.87mg
  • Potassium: 1119.27mg
  • Iron: 1.64mg
  • Vitamin A: 34.83µg
  • Vitamin C: 12.05mg
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