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Seattle's Finest Seafood
Cajun Blackened Salmon
  • Meal Type: Lunch, Dinner
  • Course: Entrée
  • Serving: 4
  • Total Prep Time: 20m

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Cajun Blackened Salmon

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Ingredients

  • 4 7-8 oz king salmon filets- skin on
  • 1 T Smoked Paprika
  • 1 T Cayenne
  • ¼ tsp Garlic salt
  • ½ tsp Thyme (fresh preferred to dried)
  • ½ tsp Oregano (fresh preferred to dried)
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 2 T Butter (melted)
  • Garnish- Lemon and minced flat leaf parsley
  • 2 T butter for cooking

Directions

  1. Mix all ingredients together. Rub over Salmon. Brush melted butter onto Salmon and press rub onto Salmon.
  2. Add 2 T butter to stainless steel pan over medium high heat. Add Salmon flesh side down when butter and pan are very hot and almost smoking. Cook salmon for 3 minutes on the flesh side and turn filets and finish for 6 minutes skin side down. Baste the Salmon with the oil while cooking. Salmon is done when thermometer reads 118-120 degrees F. Serve with a squeeze of lemon.

Serves 4

Recipe by Chef Liz McCune, founder of Eat Seattle.

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