Creole Blackened Salmon Recipe

Recipe from Chef David Fye

4 -6 salmon fillets
2 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoon creole mustard
2 teaspoon brown sugar

Creole Spice
1 tablespoon smoked paprika
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon onion salt
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
3⁄4 tablespoon white pepper
3⁄4 tablespoon black pepper
1⁄2 tablespoon thyme
1⁄2 tablespoon oregano
1⁄2 tablespoon sage
½ tablespoon ground coriander
1/4 tablespoon ground cumin


1- Mix together spices in an airtight jar and shake until well blended.

2- Mix creole mustard and brown sugar together and coat salmon fillets evenly with mixture.

3- Sprinkle Cajun spice liberally over salmon fillets on both sides.

4- Melt butter in a large pan over medium high heat until sizzling hot.

5- Place salmon fillets in butter and cook each side 4-8 minutes, depending on the size of the fillet. Be sure to cook one whole side before flipping to blacken properly.