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Blackened Salmon

This recipe was created in partnership with Tastemade.

Try it with Lean Cuisine Spinach and Artichoke Ravioli!


  • 1 -3oz salmon filet, skin on
  • 1 teaspoon unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • A pinch of cayenne pepper


  1. In a small bowl, mix all the spices until well blended.
  2. Brush salmon with melted butter. Rub spices over salmon. Set aside.
  3. Heat large cast iron skillet on high heat. When hot, add salmon skin side down. Let cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Allow skin to get crispy. Flip and cook for another 3 to 4 minutes. Remove to plate. Let sit for a few minutes before serving.