This Cajun Salmon recipe is an ultra-easy and flavorful dinner to make during your busy weeknights. It’s ready in less than 30 minutes.

  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Persons: 4
  • Difficulty: Easy

  • Ingredients
  • 2-3 salmon fillets skin on (about 1 lb.)
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 tbsp. butter divided
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 cup white wine your favorite kind
  • 2 tbsp. chopped parsley
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. Cajun seasoning or to taste
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  1. Instructions
  2. Season the salmon fillets with salt, pepper, and Cajun seasoning.
  3. Heat the oil in a medium, non-stick skillet over medium heat. Cook the salmon fillets flesh-side down first, for 5 minutes on each side, or until cooked to your liking. Once cooked, remove them from the pan and set aside.
  4. To the same pan, add 1 tablespoon of butter and garlic. Cook for 1 minute. Add the wine and cook for about 5 minutes, until it is reduced by more than half.
  5. Stir in the remaining butter, parsley, lemon juice, and a pinch of Cajun seasoning. Bring to a gentle simmer.
  6. Return the salmon to the pan, and cook for another 2-3 minutes.