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Easy Cajun Baked Salmon

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If you enjoy Cajun cuisine, you will love the special blend of spices and herbs that coat this fast and easy Cajun baked salmon. The recipe is a Yummly original created by Sara Mellas.


  • 4 salmon fillets (Atlantic, 5 oz. each)
  • 1 1/2 tsp. butter
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1/4 tsp. dried thyme leaves
  • 1/4 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp. dried parsley
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp. cumin
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper (or to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp. brown sugar (packed)
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 lemon
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    NutritionView More

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    Calories260Calories from Fat140
    Total Fat16g25%
    Saturated Fat4.5g23%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat140
    Total Carbohydrate4g1%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A10%
    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.


    Travis Garnier 3 months ago
    Very bland. Next time I'll coat the fish with the rub and allow the fish to sit in marinade for a few hours.
    Johnstone 4 months ago
    Delicious! I'll keep this recipe!
    Jennifer Cooks 4 months ago
    tasty and simple to make
    M 5 months ago
    very tasty, enjoyed .
    Boo Schara a year ago
    came out perfect and delicious
    Paula a year ago
    Absolutely delicious
    Marta Kasińska 2 years ago
    it came out delcious
    Kenneth Thomson 2 years ago
    I normally cook salmon with a chilli sauce this was excellent, really liked the lemon flavour.
    Sam R 2 years ago
    It was really delicious! I used 2 tbsp unsalted butter and it gave it more sauce to go around. Otherwise it was awesome!! Definitely will be making again.
    Nazeerah 2 years ago
    Really enjoyed it. Would definitely make this again
    Briana Garcia 2 years ago
    It was okay, my fiancé liked it. I wasn’t the biggest fan. Probably would try a different salmon recipe next time.
    Kevin Rucker 2 years ago
    Simple but not very flavorful
    Cheritta Craig 2 years ago
    It turned out to be tasty and full of flavor
    Jeffrey Crouch 2 years ago
    One of the better salmon recipes I've tried and really simple.
    Carley Rathy 2 years ago
    Really good and fast to make
    Trisha Sindiong 2 years ago
    gooood tasting! Will do again
    ali 2 years ago
    This turned out soooo goood. I love it.
    Wajeeha I. 3 years ago
    Really good! The perfect amount of spice
    Helen 3 years 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 3 years ago
    It turned out very delicious.
    D 3 years ago
    Easy to follow recipe. Wish it also included instructions for the roasted potatoes and asparagus.
    Mike Everroad 3 years ago
    Very tastey! Will definitely be makjng this again
    Chase Pack 3 years ago
    I'm usually not a salmon fan, but the spices really made it a lot better.
    Gabriela Santesi 3 years ago
    It is amazing, how the spices together fits perfectly with the salmon, we loved it!!
    Coratesia Cordez 3 years ago
    This was incredibly easy and so delicious!
    Sarah Thomason 4 years ago
    Really nice with mash!
    Judith Farrell 4 years ago
    Yummy 😁 I would recommend this recipe!!
    Wheildon 4 years ago
    Very yummy! So easy to make. Healthy! Will definately make this recipe again.
    Stephen 4 years 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 4 years ago
    Really good, simple and easy to follow.