Blackened Salmon Recipe

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  • 2 Tablespoon ground paprika
  • 1 Tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 Tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 Teaspoon salt
  • ½ Teaspoon ground white pepper
  • ½ Teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ Teaspoon dried thyme
  • ¼ Teaspoon dried basil
  • ¼ Teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ cup butter-melted
  • 2 lbs of Salmon fillets


  1. Mix all the spices together into a bowl.
  2. Melt the butter.
  3. Coat the salmon fillets on both sides with ¼ cup butter. Then sprinkle them over evenly with the spice mixture. Drizzle one side of each fillet with ½ half the remaining butter.
  4. Using a skillet over high heat, cook the salmon fillets butter side down until blackened. 2 to 5 minutes. Turn the fillets and drizzle with the leftover butter. Continue cooking until blackened and the salmon flakes easily with a fork.