Cajun Salmon Sandwich With Goat Cheese and Lemon Mayonnaise

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Sharon123

This is one of Aaron's most popular recipes! Recipe courtesy Aaron McCargo, Jr.Show: The Next Food Network StarEpisode: Star Quality-Try the spice on other things like hard boiled eggs, potato salad, etc. It's delicious!

Top Review by CaliforniaJan

I agree with the previous review...the combination of the spicy Cajun rub and the cook goat cheese/mayo spread is perfect. I didn't make the rub but used one I had. Since I knew mine was uber-spicy, I used far less than the recipe called for and my sandwich still had a zing. Made for ZWT #9.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Season the salmon with Seafood Cajun Seasoning.
  3. In a medium saute pan, saute salmon in butter on medium-high heat, fat side down, until golden brown. Using a metal spatula turn salmon over and cook until golden brown. Transfer salmon onto a small sheet tray and place in oven for 4 to 6 minutes. Remove from oven and let rest.
  4. Slice ciabatta roll lengthwise and place under broiler until lightly golden. Spread Goat Cheese and Lemon Mayonnaise on roll. Arrange salmon, lettuce, tomatoes and onions on roll. Enjoy!
  5. Seafood Cajun Seasoning:.
  6. In a medium bowl, combine cayenne pepper, kosher salt, paprika, black pepper, garlic, onion powder, gumbo file and crab boil seasoning.
  7. Goat Cheese and Lemon Mayonnaise:.
  8. In a medium bowl, mix goat cheese, mayonnaise, lemon juice, parsley, salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste.

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