Easy Cajun Baked Salmon

Wajeeha I.: "Really good! The perfect amount of spice" Read More


If you enjoy Cajun cuisine, you will love the special blend of spices and herbs that coat this fast and easy Cajun baked salmon.


  • 4 salmon fillets (Atlantic, 5 oz each)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/8 cayenne pepper (to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 lemon
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    1. Preheat the oven to 400° F.
    2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
    3. Rinse the salmon filets under cool water. Gently pat them dry with paper towels, then place on the baking sheet, skin side down.
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium10% DV230mg
    Fat25% DV16g
    Protein45% DV23g
    Carbs2% DV5g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories260Calories from Fat140
    Total Fat16g25%
    Saturated Fat4.5g23%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat140
    Total Carbohydrate5g2%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C45%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Wajeeha I. 6 months ago
    Really good! The perfect amount of spice
    Helen 6 months ago
    Really tasty, gave the salmon a bit of a kick. Did this with new potatoes and green beans. Will definitely be making this again.
    Marta Chapado 8 months ago
    It turned out very delicious.
    Tom Beck 9 months ago
    really nice dish just the right amount of food on a diet with low calories
    D 9 months ago
    Easy to follow recipe. Wish it also included instructions for the roasted potatoes and asparagus.
    Mike Everroad 10 months ago
    Very tastey! Will definitely be makjng this again
    Chase Pack 10 months ago
    I'm usually not a salmon fan, but the spices really made it a lot better.
    Gabriela Santesi 10 months ago
    It is amazing, how the spices together fits perfectly with the salmon, we loved it!!
    Coratesia Cordez 10 months ago
    This was incredibly easy and so delicious!
    Sarah Thomason a year ago
    Really nice with mash!
    Judith Farrell a year ago
    Yummy 😁 I would recommend this recipe!!
    Andy Savu a year ago
    great! would make again
    Wheildon a year ago
    Very yummy! So easy to make. Healthy! Will definately make this recipe again.
    Stephen a year ago
    We enjoyed it. The seasoning was nice but could have been stronger - I bet it would have been excellent with a marinade. Served it alongside easy boxed pine nut cous cous and a arugula side salad.
    Kelsey a year ago
    Really good, simple and easy to follow.
    Kelin a year ago
    Easy steps, good outcome! Flavorful and tender.