Blackened Salmon Fillets

Recipe Summary

Prep: 15 mins

Cook: 10 mins

Total: 25 mins

Servings: 4



Original recipe yields 4 servings

Ingredient Checklist

2 tablespoons ground paprika

1 tablespoon ground cayenne pepper

1 tablespoon onion powder

2 teaspoons salt

½ teaspoon ground white pepper

½ teaspoon ground black pepper

¼ teaspoon dried thyme

¼ teaspoon dried basil

¼ teaspoon dried oregano

4 salmon fillets, skin and bones removed

½ cup unsalted butter, melted


Step 1

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


Step 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.


Step 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.


Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:

511 calories; protein 37.4g 75% DV; carbohydrates 4.5g 2% DV; fat 38.3g 59% DV; cholesterol 166.4mg 56% DV; sodium 1248.4mg 50% DV. Full Nutrition