AWESOME BLACKENED SALMON SALAD
Wild salmon fillet, best with skin left on
Mixture of favorite Cajun spices (I use cayenne and McCormick Montreal Steak Seasoning or Magic Cajun Seasoning)
Favorite salad greens
Ponzu dressing (orange juice, soy sauce, garlic,
rice wine vinegar, extra
Virgin olive oil)
Prepare fresh salad and toss with dressing. Pile on center of
Rub a lemon over the fish and rub seasoning into fish. Coat well
and press in to fish with fingers. Heat a cast iron or heavy pan till
smoking. Very important! The rest goes very quickly, so be ready.
Add olive oil to pan and immediately add salmon. Sear salmon for
about one minute on each side (2 minutes tops). There will be lots
of smoke! Open windows and doors! Flip salmon onto salad,
easily peeling off the skin. The salmon should be a bit rare in the
Enjoy with a fine glass of wine or Alaskan beer.