Grilled Cajun Salmon

cajun salmon recipeCajun Spiced Grilled Salmon Rub

A heady mix of hot, fragrant herbs and spices makes this spicy easy grilled salmon rub recipe a winner. Great for the BBQ, Grill or Chargrill.

Ingredients - serves 6 - 8

* 1 x 6oz/175g Salmon Fillet per person
* 2 tbsp Paprika
* 2 tbsp cayenne pepper (or to taste)
* 1 tbsp fresh ground black peppercorns
* 2 cloves of Garlic, crushed
* 3 tbsp onion flakes
* 2 tbsp dried oregano or marjoram
* Salt
* Oil

Method

Mix all the dry ingredients except the Oil together with a mortar and pestle until powdery. Rub all over the salmon fillets on both sides and leave for 1 - 2 hours.

Heat a ridged grill pan, chargrill or BBQ until hot.
Spread some oil over the salmon fillets and place on the grill flesh side down.
Cook for 5 minutes.
Turn over and cook until done.
Test by poking a knife into the centre of the salmon fillet and look inside, the fish should flake easily.

Serve with a mixed salad and a can of cold beer (or larger if you’re British!)


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