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Blackened Salmon Fillets

DeAngelaDeAngela

“Fire up succulent salmon with an exciting blend of Cajun-style spices!”


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servings:
Makes 4 servings
Time:
prep time:
15 min
total time:
25 min

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servings:
Makes 4 servings
Time:
prep time:
15 min
total time:
25 min

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
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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. Drizzle one side of each fillet with 1/2 remaining butter.

  • 3

    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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