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Baked Blackened Salmon

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Baked Blackened Salmon

Course: Dinner
Keyword: dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free, seafood
Calorie: 200-300, Under 250
Protein: 21-30g, Over 20g, Over 25g
Servings: 2
Calories: 239kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Oregano
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Dried Thyme
  • 1/8 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/8 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 10 ozs Salmon Fillet
  • 1 1/2 tsps Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 Lemon (cut into wedges, optional for serving)

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400ºF (204ºC) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a small bowl combine the paprika, oregano, garlic, thyme, salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper.
  • Rub the salmon with the oil on all sides and place on the prepared baking sheet. Coat the top sides of the salmon with the spice mixture.
  • Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until salmon is cooked through and flakes easily. Season with additional salt if needed and serve with lemon wedges, if using. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Leftovers

    Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to three days.
  • More Flavor

    For a spicier salmon use more cayenne pepper. For a smoky flavor, used smoked paprika instead.
  • Make it a Meal

    Serve with roasted veggies and potatoes or on top of a salad.

Nutrition

Serving: 2g | Calories: 239kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 211mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 680IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 2mg

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