Blackened Salmon - WECT, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

Blackened Salmon


  • Fresh salmon filets
  • Clarified butter


  • Favorite Cajun seasoning or
  • cayenne, chili powder, garlic and salt and pepper to taste


Step 1

  • shake an even layer of the seasoning mix on salmon to taste
  • heat clarified butter in a skillet until it is smoky hot

Step 2

  • gently place the coated filets into the pan (use tongs and don't splash the butter

Step 3

  • Cook the filets evenly on both sides until it yields to gentle pressure.
  • Cooking Tip… The butter and seasonings create a crust due to the high temp, and lock in the juices.
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