Blackened Cajun Salmon

Blackened Cajun Salmon

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 salmon fillets
  • 2 tablespoons ghee or coconut oil, divided

Directions

Mix all seasoning ingredients together. Sprinkle seasonings liberally over salmon filets.

Outside, on a gas or charcoal barbecue grill, heat a cast iron skillet until it is very hot (smoking). Place seasoned salmon along with half the ghee or coconut oil in the hot skillet. Sear for 2 minutes, then turn, using the remaining ghee or coconut oil to blacken the other side.