What Are Some Good Seasonings for Salmon?


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Some good dry seasonings for salmon include brown sugar, paprika, black pepper, dill and garlic. To make a marinade or wet seasoning for salmon, some options are honey, maple syrup, lemon juice, lime juice and brine. Further additions, such as white wine, red wine, white vinegar, oyster sauce and horseradish add complexity and more elements to the salmon. Grilling steak on wood planks is another unique way to season the fish and impart subtle and smoky flavors to the meal.

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One recipe calls for 2 cups of rice, 2 /12 tablespoons of paprika, 3/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper, 1 teaspoon of dried thyme and 1/2 teaspoons of garlic powder. The recipe also requires 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt, 3 1/2 tablespoons of butter, 2 teaspoons of lemon juice 4 salmon fillets and 1 10 ounce can of corn kernels.

To make, begin cooking the rice, and combine the paprika, thyme, garlic powder and 1/2 teaspoon of salt in a small bowl. Melt 2 1/2 tablespoons of butter in a saucepan, and add the lemon juice. Cooking 1 salmon fillet at a time, dip the salmon's top and bottom halves in the butter and then the spices.

Heat an ovenproof skillet over a high heat, and blacken the salmon at 2 minutes per each side. Transfer the salmon to the oven for 8 minutes, and serve with the remaining rice and other remaining ingredients.

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