Clean the salmon and make sure that salmon skin has no scales.
Pat dry salmon on both sides.
Season both sides of salmon generously with salt and pepper.
Turn and season the flesh side of the salmon.
Heat pan on med high heat with oil.
When oil is shimmering, reduce heat to medium.
Add salmon skin side down, and hold it down for 5 seconds.
Do not touch/move/flip fish, allow it to sear and cook until skin is crispy and released from pan (about 4 mins), before checking.
Flip salmon carefully and allow to cook for another 2-3 mins, or until preferred done-ness.