Pan seared Salmon is a very quick and simple weeknight meal and it’s ready in less than fifteen minutes.
Salmon is known to be the best source of protein. Protein helps the building and stabilization of muscles of the body. Also, salmon is a good source of omega 3s — DHA and EPA — that helps with brain, nerve and eye development. The body can’t make omega-3 fatty acids, so the best way to obtain them is through the food we eat.
The Paleo diet plan is a path where healthy, Palaeolithic foods are encouraged to be taken. This is because it is back by research that our digestive system and over all body will be healthier when we eat only Paleo foods. This is why Salmon is a great choice for a dinner. Sea food lean meat from this fish is delicious and healthy.
Aside from a being a healthy bomb, Pan Fry salmon is just simply delicious! The cuisine is made by mixing smoked paprika, dried oregano and thyme, cayenne, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and freshly ground pepper to for the Cajun rub – and then rub it to your Salmon fillets, sear it with a coconut oil in a pan. After all these process, you will be there with a delicious, Pan-seared Cajun Salmon.
The combination of salmon with the spicy, goodness of a Cajun rub makes the flavors of this dish out of this world! This is also an incredibly healthy dinner option, providing essential proteins and omegs-3s. In this recipe, the spicy Cajun rub adds a distinct peppery flavor to the salmon. Serve with a side of vegetables, such as cauliflower rice or mixed greens with almonds and blueberry vinaigrette and enjoy the awesome Cajun flavors this fish plate brings to your palate.
Pan seared Salmon
Pan-Seared Cajun Salmon
- 2 6- oz Salmon fillets
- 1 tbsp Coconut oil
- 1 tbsp Cilantro (chopped)
For the Cajun rub
- 1 tsp Smoked paprika
- 1/2 tsp Oregano (dried)
- 1/2 tsp Thyme (dried)
- 1/4 tsp Cayenne
- 1/4 tsp Garlic powder
- 1/4 tsp Onion powder
- 1/4 tsp Salt
- 1/8 tsp Freshly ground pepper
Stir together the ingredients for the rub in a small bowl.
Rub into the (skinless side of the) salmon.
Melt the coconut oil in a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
Place the salmon in the pan with the skin side up.
Sear for 3-4 minutes until browned.
Carefully flip over and cook for an additional 3-5 minutes or until the salmon reaches your desired level of doneness.
Serve warm and garnished with cilantro.
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