Smothered Cajun Salmon #recipe

This recipe is fancy enough for a special occasion, hearty enough for a man, and quick enough to pull off any night! [widgets]
smothered cajun salmon


Smothered Cajun Salmon Ingredients

Spice Rub- Make a lot and save!

  • 3/4 cup salt
  • 1/4 cup ground cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons ground white pepper
  • 2 tablespoons ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder

Potato Mash

  • 1 inch cubed, boiled potatoes
  • 1/2 red onion caramelized
  • 1 c creme
  • 1 handful shredded Gruyere
  • 1/4 c chopped green onion or chive

Fish and Smother

  • 6 oz. cuts of salmon
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 c chicken broth
  • Sliced Red Bell pepper, zucchini, and baby spinach


  • Rub spice mixture onto salmon
  • Cover and sit in fridge for 30 minutes while you make potatoes
  • Add 2 tbsp olive oil to frying pan and cook fish on 5 minutes per side or until cooked through.
  • Remove from pan, and add pepper and zucchini
  • Cook on medium heat until softened, and add spinach
  • Toss until wilted and remove veg from pan
  • De-glaze pan with chicken broth and bring to a boil
  • add a pad of butter and remove from heat.
  • Put it together pretty!