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Cajun Spiced Salmon

This Cajun Spiced Salmon is cooked to perfect flakiness and packs a nice punch.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Killing Thyme

Ingredients

  • 2 6 oz fillets of salmon
  • 3 tsp olive oil divided
  • Kosher salt + cracked black pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp Cajun seasoning

Instructions

  • Pre-heat the oven to 425 degrees C.
  • Brush a baking dish or skillet with 1 tsp olive oil.
  • Set salmon filets down into dish — skin-side down if they have skin.
  • Brush 1 tsp of olive oil over each fillet.
  • Sprinkle with kosher salt + cracked black pepper.
  • Season each fillet with 1 tbsp of Cajun seasoning each, patting and massaging the seasoning into the fillet like a rub. Rub onto the sides of the fillets as well.
  • Place in the oven and bake for 15 minutes or until fillets easily flake. The safe internal temperature for fish is 62.8 °C/145 °F.