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Cajun broiled salmon

A quick and easy weeknight dinner of broiled Cajun salmon.
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4


  • 4 salmon fillets thawed
  • 1 T. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  1. Pre-heat oven to broil.
  2. Pat dry salmon filets and place in a baking dish, skin side down.
  3. Drizzle salmon with oil. You can also use a brush to evenly coat the fish.
  4. Sprinkle the salmon with an even layer of the Cajun seasoning.
  5. Broil salmon for 7-10 minutes or until fish easily flakes with fork. This will depend on the thickness of your fillet. Watch carefully as to not burn fish.

Recipe Notes

You can always use different seasonings if Cajun seasoning is too spicy for you. Play around with the method and make it your own.
If you like a crispy skin, flip it over and broil for a couple of minutes.