Broiled Salmon With Spice Pomade - Alton Brown

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Cadillacgirl

YAY Good Eats Cookbook collection! This is a little on the sweet side but really easy and yummy! Coffee grinder works awesome for the spices.

Top Review by Pesto lover

This was excellent! We loved the combination of spices on the moist fish. This will go into my favorites. Thanks for sharing a wonderful recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rub sheet pan with the 2 teaspoons of oil and place side of salmon in pan. Salt and pepper salmon. Set aside.
  2. Add coriander, fennel seed, cumin seed, star anise, onion powder, garlic powder and cayenne pepper to a blender. Turn blender on high and process until whole spices become powder. With blender running, pour in 1/3 cup canola oil and blend until well combined. Stop blender to brush down sides of container, if necessary.
  3. Brush salmon with spice mixture. Allow salmon to sit at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  4. Preheat oven to the high broiler setting. Place salmon in the oven 6-inches from broiler. Cook until salmon reaches an internal temperature of 131 degrees F. This will take approximately 15 minutes, but will vary with different ovens. Remove from oven and let rest for 10 minutes, and then serve immediately. Note that the internal temperature of the fish will a rise a little as carry-over cooking occurs.

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