Cajun Blackened Salmon Fillets

Spice up your dinner with these flavorful Cajun Blackened Salmon Fillets. This recipe combines the bold flavors of Cajun seasoning with perfectly cooked salmon for a mouthwatering dish that’s quick and easy to prepare.

Cajun Blackened Salmon Fillets

Cajun Blackened Salmon Fillets


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


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In a small bowl, mix together Cajun seasoning, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  3. Brush each salmon fillet with olive oil and generously coat with the Cajun seasoning mixture.
  4. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and sear the salmon fillets for 2 minutes on each side.
  5. Transfer the skillet to the preheated oven and bake for an additional 8-10 minutes or until the salmon is cooked through.
  6. Remove from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.

Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 12 minutes | Total time: 22 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional information per serving: Calories 320, Fat 18g, Carbohydrates 2g, Protein 36g

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