Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

Yet another recipe from my mother-in-law, who is probably the best cook that I personally know. This is, hands down, our favourite way to eat salmon in our house - and we eat a lot of it! The spice portion can be doubled and stored for later - I typically double or triple the recipe and store it in an airtight jar so that it is available whenever I want it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together spices in an airtight jar and shake until well blended.
  2. Sprinkle cajun spice liberally over salmon fillets on both sides.
  3. Melt butter in a large pan over medium high heat until sizzling hot.
  4. Place salmon fillets in butter and cook each side 4-8 minutes, depending on the size of the fillet. Be sure to cook one whole side before flipping to blacken properly.


Most Helpful

This is an excellent recipe! Thank you for sharing. I added sea salt instead of table salt so it was a bit too salty. I will cut the salt in 1/2 next time.

GoingSomewhere January 27, 2010

This was the best spices on a salmon that I have ever had I am so pleased that I found it and my brother-in-law loved it too so happy thank you very much we will use it again and again

Tina R. May 25, 2015

Far too salty as is. Next time I will half or quarter the amount of salt specified. The rest of the spices were right on, but could see that it could be too hot for some.

Wendy D. April 25, 2016

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