Blackened Salmon with Blue Cheese Sauce Recipe

Looking for an easy Blackened Salmon with Blue Cheese Sauce recipe? Learn how to make Blackened Salmon with Blue Cheese Sauce using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by coffeeandthecity

Makes 4 servings



Recipe courtesy Aaron McCargo Jr.

Recipe Ingredients for Blackened Salmon with Blue Cheese Sauce

1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
2 tablespoons paprika
2 tablespoons salt
1 1/2 tablespoons cayenne pepper
2 tablespoons margarine
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 1/2 lb salmon fillets
1/4 cup white wine
1/2 cup heavy cream
3/4 cup blue cheese crumbles

Recipe Directions for Blackened Salmon with Blue Cheese Sauce

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. In a small bowl, combine the Italian seasoning, black pepper, paprika, salt, and cayenne. Season each piece of fish with the rub.

  3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add the butter and oil. Once the butter has melted, add the fish and cook about 2 minutes per side.

  4. Transfer the whole pan to the oven and cook for another 4 to 6 minutes.

  5. For the sauce:

  6. Place the white wine into a medium saucepan and reduce by half. Add the heavy cream and allow to reduce. Add the blue cheese and whisk until smooth. Serve on top of the salmon.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 249.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
588
Calories from Fat
382
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
42.4g
65%
Saturated Fat
13.0g
65%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
154mg
51%
Sodium
3972mg
165%
Potassium
810mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
5.8g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2.0g
8%
Sugars
0.7g
Protein
42.5g
Vitamin A 67% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 16% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D-
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin B12
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in sodium
  • Contains alcohol
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