Cajun-Style Blackened Salmon



Cajun-Style Blackened Salmon

Cajun-Style Blackened Salmon is a mouthwatering delight that will transport your taste buds to the vibrant streets of New Orleans. With its bold flavors and tantalizing aroma, this recipe is perfect for both special occasions and weeknight dinners.

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Start by preheating your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the Cajun seasoning, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper.
  3. Brush the salmon fillets with olive oil, then generously coat them with the spice mixture.
  4. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and sear the salmon for 2-3 minutes on each side until a beautiful blackened crust forms.
  5. Transfer the salmon to the preheated oven and bake for an additional 5-7 minutes until it flakes easily with a fork.
  6. Serve your Cajun-Style Blackened Salmon hot with your favorite sides, like rice, vegetables, or a fresh salad.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

This Cajun-Style Blackened Salmon recipe is a spicy and savory delight that’s sure to please your palate. With its rich Cajun flavors and tender salmon, it’s a perfect choice for a flavorful dinner.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 320, Protein: 34g, Carbohydrates: 2g, Fat: 20g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 95mg, Sodium: 450mg

Cajun-Style Blackened Salmon is more than just a dish; it’s a culinary adventure. The combination of spices, the perfectly seared crust, and the succulent salmon make every bite an explosion of flavor. Whether you’re a Cajun cuisine enthusiast or trying it for the first time, this recipe is a must-try. Serve it up, and let the good times roll!

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