Blackened Salmon with Tomato Avocado Salsa

This healthy and quick recipe sounds difficult, but is one of the easiest dinner recipes we have shared. The blackened seasoning is homemade from a few staple spices that you can adjust if you like more or less spice.  Don’t forget the tomato and avocado salsa for a beautiful presentation that gives this dish a restaurant quality finish.


4 salmon filets (6 oz.) each
2 tablespoons butter, melted
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon paprika
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
3 roma tomatoes, diced
2 avocados, diced
1 lime, juiced
Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to convection bake 350°F.
  2. In a small bowl, mix paprika, brown sugar, salt, onion powder, garlic powder, cayenne pepper and oregano. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, combine tomatoes, avocado, lime, salt and pepper to make the salsa. Set aside.
  4. Brush flesh side of salmon with melted butter and coat evenly with the spice mixture.
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