Blackened Salmon Fillets
Fire up succulent salmon with an exciting blend of Cajun-style spices!
|2 tablespoons||ground paprika|
|1 tablespoon||ground cayenne pepper|
|1 tablespoon||onion powder|
|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|
In a small bowl, mix paprika, cayenne pepper, onion powder, salt, white pepper, black pepper, thyme, basil and oregano.
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.
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.