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Blackened Salmon recipe

  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


  • 1 1/2 pound salmon fillet
  • 8 oz package white mushrooms
  • 1/2 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 4 jalapeño peppers
  • 3 oz olive oil
  • 1/4 C blackened seasoning
  • 2 lemons


  1. Clean tomatoes, jalapeños and mushrooms. Place them in a small mixing bowl and toss with olive oil.
  2. Cut salmon into 6-8 pieces
  3. Heat large cast iron skillet on top of stove until hot. Add vegetables and cook over high for 3 minutes. 
  4. Turn heat down to low and simmer for 4 more minutes. Remove from heat ands set aside
  5. Return cast iron skillet to stove and heat to high. Coat both sides of all salmon with blackened seasoning*.
  6. Place a few slices of salmon skin down in hot skillet and cook for 3 minutes. (Note: Make sure kitchen is well ventilated as seasoning will create a smoke. Don’t worry it's ok!)
  7. Turn salmon and cook another 3 minutes. Continue until all fish has been cooked.
  8. Remove and place on serving plate. Add vegetables and squeeze lemon juice over both.
  9. Garnish with cilantro and serve.


MAKE BLACKENED SEASONING: Combine 2 Tbsp smoked paprika, 1 Tbsp cumin, 2 tsp Cayenne pepper, 1 Tbsp onion powder, 2 tsp garlic powder, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp dried basil, 1 tsp dried oregano together in a bowl, to use as blackened seasoning mix for salmon (OR USE STORE BOUGHT SEASONING).


This can be stored in an airtight container for up to 6 months.

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: entrées


  • Serving Size: 4 oz
  • Calories: 305
  • Sugar: 5.4 g
  • Sodium: 4808.6 mg
  • Fat: 19.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.9 g
  • Protein: 26.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 57.9 mg

Keywords: salmon, blackened, seasoning, cajun, easy, dinner, fish

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