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Blackened Salmon

Description: Spicy cajun-seasoned salmon. Increase or decrease cayenne powder to taste.
Yield: 4 salmon fillets

Qty Unit Ingredient
4 Salmon fillets
2 Tbsp. Paprika
1 Tbsp. Cayenne Powder
1 Tbsp. Onion Powder
2 tsp. Kosher Salt
1 tsp. Black Pepper
1/4 tsp. Dried Thyme
1/4 tsp. Dried Basil
1/4 tsp. Dried Oregano
1/2 c. Butter (melted, only if planning to saute)


  1. Mix seasoning ingredients
  2. (Saute only) Brush salmon fillets on both sides with 1/4 cup butter
  3. Sprinkle seasoning over both sides of salmon
  4. (Grill only) grill until done
  5. (Saute only) Drizzle half of remaining butter (1/8 cup) over one side of fillets
  6. (Saute only) In large, heavey skillet over high heat, cook salmon butter side down for 2-5 minutes.
  7. (Saute only) Turn fillets, drizzle remaining butter
  8. (Saute only) Cook until fish is blackened and easily flaked with a fork.

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