How do you make blackened salmon? Dinner is ready in less than 10 minutes, so you can enjoy this healthy recipe even on the busiest nights.
- In a small bowl, mix paprika, cayenne pepper, black pepper amd lemon pepper.
- Brush salmon fillets on both sides with ¼ cup butter, and sprinkle evenly with the blackened pepper mixture. Drizzle one side of each fillet with ½ remaining butter.
- In a large, heavy skillet over high heat, cook salmon, butter side down, until blackened, 2 to 5 minutes. Turn fillets, drizzle with remaining butter, and continue cooking until blackened and fish is easily flaked with a fork.