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Spectacular Cajun Grilled Salmon

Cajun Grilled Salmon

Cajun Grilled Salmon

I am a big fan of seafood, so I was ecstatic when my son asked to buy some salmon. I was excited to create a Cajun Grilled Salmon recipe with the ingredients I had on hand: lemons, onions, honey, butter, and cajun spices. These are ingredients that I use often and my family loves them, especially the cajun seasonings. I hoped they would work perfectly with the salmon and honey butter sauce…and they did! It’s such a simple little dinner that you can whip up in a snap after work or at the end of the day. Your family will love this Cajun Grilled Salmon!

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Ingredients:
  • 4 salmon fillets
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 teaspoon unsalted butter – at room temperature
  • 3 tbsp honey

Cajun seasoning:

  • 2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 or 1/2 tsp cracked black pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoon paprika – smoked paprika, if you have it
  • 2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ Teaspoon salt
  • ½ Teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
Instructions:
  1. In a small bowl, combine the ingredients for the Cajun spice.
  2. Using an electric hand mixer, beat the butter for 2 minutes, or until light and fluffy. Combine honey and cream in a mixing bowl and whisk until smooth. Add a spoonful of Cajun seasoning to the mix.
  3. Using a paper towel, pat the salmon fillets dry on all sides. Season with salt and pepper to taste after rubbing everything with oil.
  4. Cook salmon for 6-8 minutes on each side on a preheated grill or grill pan, or until opaque and flaky.
  5. After turning off the grill, spread a large quantity of Cajun Butter over each slice.
  6. Leave the butter to melt for 30 seconds, then spread it over the top of the salmon using the back of a spoon. On both sides.
  7. Garnish with chopped coriander and parsley if desired, and serve immediately.

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