Blackened Salmon

Blackened Salmon

By Brian Higginson, RD, CD
Clinical Nutrition Specialist

 If you don’t already have a recipe for blackened fish, you’re overdue. We’ve used salmon here, but any firm fish will do. Serves 4.


  • 1 pound salmon fillet
  • ¼ teaspoon thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne
  • Dash of black pepper
  • Lemon slices
  • Parsley sprigs


  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Mix together all herbs. Sprinkle over each side of salmon.
  3. Broil salmon 4-6 inches from heat for 5-7 minutes or until fish is cooked throughout.
  4. Divide into 4 servings. Garnish with parsley and lemon slices.

Per serving: 198 calories, 24 gm protein, 3 gm carbohydrate, 9 gm fat, 2 gm sat fat, 5 gm mono fat, 74 mg cholesterol, 1 gm fiber, 57 mg sodium

THE SEASONED COOK Salmon is one of the best sources of Omega-3 fatty acids.

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