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Blackened Salmon

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy lunch, quick fish dish, quick supper
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 469kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
An easy spicy salmon dish that can be ready under 30 minutes
Print Recipe


  • 4 Skinless salmon fillets
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon white pepper
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon dried basil
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ cup butter, unsalted melted


  • Mix all the spices in a small bowl.
  • Brush the salmon fillets on each side with butter and sprinkle the spice mixture on each side of the fillet.
  • Drizzle the remaining butter on one side of the fillet.
  • Cook the salmon, butter side down, in large pan for 2-5 minutes on a high heat until it is blackened. Turn and cook the other side for 2-5 minutes until that is blackened.
  • Eat and enjoy!



Makes 4 servings
The net carbs will be the total carb count minus the fibre count. Carb count excludes sugar alcohols.
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Serving: 1fillet | Calories: 469kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 35g | Fiber: 2g