Cajun Blackened Salmon – Tasty


Here is what you’ll need!

Cajun Blackened Salmon with Avocado and Mango Salsa
Servings: 4


Cajun Spice Rub
2 tablespoons paprika
1 tablespoon oregano
1 tablespoon thyme
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper

4 salmon fillets
1 tablespoon olive oil

Avocado and Mango Salsa
1 mango, diced
2 avocados, diced
1 red onion, finely diced
25 grams, parsley
1 red chilli, finely diced
Salt, to taste
Pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons lime juice


1. In a small bowl, combine all the Cajun spice rub ingredients and stir.
2. Place the salmon fillets on a cutting board and rub the olive oil over all sides of the salmon filets.
3. Sprinkle the spice rub over the salmon, using your hands to ensure all sides are covered.
4. Cook on a BBQ over a medium to high heat for 2 minutes per side. The outside should start to blacken and crisp, leaving the salmon juicy inside.
5. Once the salmon is cooked set aside.
6. To a large bowl, add all of the salsa ingredients and stir well.
7. Serve the salmon with an extra sprinkling of parsley alongside the salsa, and enjoy!

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Recipe – Salmon and Sweet Potato Fish Cakes



  • 600 g Salmon, fillets


  • 1/2 Chilli, red
  • 1/2 Red onion
  • 300 g Sweet potato mash or 300g sweet potatoes


  • 4 tbsp Chilli sauce, sweet

Baking & spices

  • 1 Salt

Oils & vinegars

  • 1 tbsp Olive oil

Bread & baked goods

  • 80 g Breadcrumbs, whole

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