Blackened Salmon Fillets

Blackened Salmon Fillets

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

Ingredients

25 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 511 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 511 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 38.3 g
  • 59%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.5g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 37.4 g
  • 75%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 166 mg
  • 55%
  • Sodium:
  • 1248 mg
  • 50%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  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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Ok, so I discovered this recipe about a month ago, and it is SO absolutely delicious that I've been making it almost 4 times a week since! I have also discovered a few tips while making some bet...

Blackened Salmon is my favorite and this recipe is great. I don't use butter though, I use olive oil and after blackening in the pan I transfer the salmon to a baking sheet and finish them in t...

This spice rub is fantastic! I didn't use any butter at all. I just drizzled the salmon with olive oil before rubbing it with the spices. It still tasted great. I also broiled it in the oven for...