Blackened Salmon

Truly awesome flavor with a Cajun flare!
Photo by Dean R.
Adapted from allrecipes.com

PREP TIME

15

minutes

TOTAL TIME

25

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

PREP TIME

15

minutes

TOTAL TIME

25

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

Adapted from allrecipes.com

Ingredients

  • 2

    tablespoons ground paprika

  • 1

    tablespoon ground cayenne pepper

  • 1

    tablespoon onion powder

  • 2

    teaspoons salt

  • 1/2

    teaspoon ground white pepper

  • 1/2

    teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1/4

    teaspoon dried thyme

  • 1/4

    teaspoon dried basil

  • 1/4

    teaspoon dried oregano

  • 4

    salmon fillets, skin and bones removed

  • 1/2

    cup unsalted butter, melted

Directions

1. In a small bowl, mix paprika, cayenne pepper, onion powder, salt, white pepper, black pepper, thyme, basil and oregano. 2. Brush salmon fillets on both sides with 1/4 cup butter, and sprinkle evenly with the cayenne pepper mixture. 3. Drizzle one side of each fillet with 1/2 remaining butter. 4. In a large, heavy skillet over high heat, cook salmon, butter side down, until blackened, 2 to 5 minutes. Turn fillets, drizzle with remaining butter, and continue cooking until blackened and fish is easily flaked with a fork.

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