cajun salmon with lemon aoili
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Cajun Salmon with Lemon Aioli

Course dinner
Cuisine cajun
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Author Ashlee Marie

Ingredients

Salmon

  • 1 salmon fillet skin on, boneless
  • 1 Tbsp cajun or creole seasonings
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoons black pepper
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1 lemon zested, juiced
  • 1/4 cup Italian parsley minced
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Aioli

  • ½ cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 garlic cloves pressed through garlic press
  • 1 tablespoon flat-leaf parsley chopped
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 ½ teaspoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of black pepper

Instructions

Salmon

  • Preheat oven to 475 degrees.
  • Mix seasoning blend together.
  • Rinse salmon, pat dry.
  • Place salmon on oven proof pan, coat both sides with olive oil.
  • Season salmon with seasoning blend, rub into salmon on both sides.
  • Place salmon skin side down, top with lemon juice and zest.
  • bake for 10 mins for each inch (so a 2 inch thick filet will cook for 20 mins) or 15 mins per lbs (so 30 mins for 2 lbs)
  • Serve with a side of cajun rice and top with Lemon Aioli

Aioli

  • In a small bowl, add all of the ingredients, and whisk well until completely combined
  • Serve over the salmon