Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

I use this delicious fat-free method of cooking salmon, chicken and pork chops at least 2-3 times a week, varying the meats and seasonings.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Just spray cast iron skillet with cooking spray and turn burner on HIGH.
  2. Rub seasonings on both sides salmon.
  3. When pan is smoking hot, add salmon; cook for about 2-3 minutes; turn and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  4. Turn again if needed to prevent meat from burning.
  5. Turn electric burner OFF.
  6. Immediately cover skillet and leave it on the hot burner another 4-5 minutes or until meat is done.
  7. DO NOT OVERCOOK, as the meat will dry out.
  8. It will look as if it were cooked on the grill, nice and brown (almost crusty) on the outside and juicy on the inside.
  9. I also use this same method to cook boneless, skinless chicken breasts and boneless pork loin chops and vary the seasonings to complement the meat.
  10. With just a tiny bit of practice, you'll know exactly how long to let the skillet sit on the burner after you have turned it off-- so you get the meat done and it's still very juicy.


Most Helpful

This was awesome and so easy. Had my 7 year old put the blackening seasoning on for me and did exactly like the recipe stated. No mess, quick and easy and delicious-by 3 boys asked for seconds. Will definitely make this again and will try with chicken also. Thanks.

MarilynM April 08, 2003

Wow, I had grilled chicken last night and I don't even own a grill! I followed the cooking directions exactly and was happy with the finished product. My chicken breast had been soaking in a marinade (#49980) overnight, so I probably had more smoke and burnt goo than I would have with a simply seasoned piece of meat, but it was very tasty, and I enjoyed that grilled taste. Will be cooking more chicken this way.

ReeLani March 25, 2003

We just finished dinner and the salmon was so delicious I had to rate it before cleaning the kitchen!!! I used Miller's Blackening Spice Mix (#23983) with one and one half teaspoons of cayenne powder, not two. It was heaven on a plate next to pasta with pesto, and green peas with onions!!!! No leftovers!!!!

monagrays July 22, 2003

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