Easy Cajun Seared Salmon

barbara lentz


Great tasting Salmon with a bit of a kick to it.


★★★★★ 1 vote

5 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 4
    salmon fillets
  • 2 Tbsp
    cajun seasoning
  • 2 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 4 clove
    garlic whole
  • ·
    juice of 1 lemon
  • ·
    cilantro for garnish

How to Make Easy Cajun Seared Salmon


  1. Preheat oven 400 degrees.
    Season the skinless side of the salmon with the Cajun seasoning and salt.
  2. Melt the butter with the olive oil in a large cast iron skillet or non stick skillet. Add the whole garlic cloves. Let the garlic cook about 2 minutes. Add the salmon skin side down and sear until the skin is crispy.
  3. Flip the salmon over and add the lemon juice. Place skillet in oven and let bake about 5 minutes depending on how thick your fillets are. Serve garnished with cilantro.

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About Easy Cajun Seared Salmon

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole

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