Blackened Salmon Fillets

Blackened Salmon Fillets - Salmon Fillet Recipes

Salmon is one of those recipes that everyone has a favorite way to make it. Some people like cooking with lemon, some swear by teriyaki sauce, and others love garlic butter. This recipe for blackened salmon is simple enough to make any night of the week but also fancy enough to serve guests with. Serve this dish alongside roasted vegetables or rice pilaf for an easy meal that will leave your family begging for more!

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prep: 15 mins cook: 10 mins total: 25 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 4 servings


4 salmon fillets, skin and bones removed

2 teaspoons salt

1 tablespoon ground cayenne pepper

2 tablespoons ground paprika

¼ teaspoon dried basil

½ teaspoon ground white pepper

½ teaspoon ground black pepper

1 tablespoon onion powder

¼ teaspoon dried oregano

¼ teaspoon dried thyme

½ cup unsalted butter, melted


In a small bowl, mix paprika, cayenne pepper, onion powder, salt, white pepper, black pepper, thyme, basil and oregano.

Brush salmon fillets on both sides with 1/4 cup butter, and sprinkle evenly with the cayenne pepper mixture. Drizzle one side of each fillet with 1/2 remaining butter.

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.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 511 calories; protein 37.4g; carbohydrates 4.5g; fat 38.3g; cholesterol 166.4mg; sodium 1248.4mg.

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