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Easy Oven Roasted Cajun Salmon
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Easy Pan Roasted Cajun Salmon

Easy Pan Roasted Cajun Salmon is nutritious and tasty!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword cajun roasated salmon
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 231kcal
Author Olya


  • 1 lb. salmon fillet (skin on, boneless)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/ tsp salt

Seasoning Blend:

  • 1 teaspoon Cajun or Creole seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoky paprika
  • Black Pepper to taste
  • 1/4 lemon (zested, juiced)
  • Italian parsley (for garnish)


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Mix seasoning blend together.
  • Rinse salmon and pat dry. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil to the skillet and place salmon in the skillet skin side down. Add 2nd tablespoon olive oil over the top surface of salmon.
  • Season with salt and rub seasoning blend into salmon's surface.
  • Top with lemon juice and zest.
  • Bake at 425 for 20-25 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, top with parsley and serve with extra lemon zest and garnish with finely chopped Parsley.


Calories: 231kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 51mg | Potassium: 596mg | Vitamin A: 540IU | Vitamin C: 3.5mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1.1mg