Blackened Grilled Salmon

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A combination of blackening spices coat this delicious, gluten free grilled salmon recipe topped with homemade lemon herb compound butter.

Blackened Grilled Salmon with Lemon Herb Compound Butter

One of my favorite things to eat during the summer is salmon. This delicious fish provides so many health benefits, I always feel good about eating it!

Blackened Grilled Salmon Recipe

Blackening seasonings are delicious on fish, they give it a nice little spice and so much flavor!

Blackened Grilled Salmon Recipe

For this recipe, I topped the fish with a little Lemon Herb Compound Butter for even more flavor, and a creamy, cool addition to the spicy blackened salmon!

Blackened Salmon with Lemon Herb Compound Butter

This recipe is so simple, and perfect for summer BBQs!

Blackened Grilled Salmon Ingredients

Blackened Grilled Salmon Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 lb salmon

Lemon Herb Compound Butter Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter (room temperature)
  • 2 lemons (zested)
  • ½ bunch dill (finely chopped)
  • ½ bunch thyme leaves (finely chopped)
  • 1 garlic clove (crushed)

Combine the first 8 blackened salmon ingredients together in a small bowl.

Spread the blackening seasonings on top of the salmon.

Blackened Grilled Salmon Recipe

Place the salmon in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.

While the salmon is in the refrigerator, prepare the lemon dill compound butter by adding all of the ingredients to a medium bowl.

Lemon Herb Compound Butter Recipe

Combine well.

Lemon Herb Compound Butter Recipe

Preheat the grill to medium. Place the salmon, skin side down on the grill for 6-8 minutes.

Blackened Grilled Salmon Recipe

Remove the salmon from the grill, top with the compound butter. Allow the butter to melt over the salmon like a sauce.

Blackened Salmon with Lemon Herb Compound Butter

This recipe would be delicious served with Cajun Potatotes or Buffalo Potato Salad!

Blackened Grilled Salmon Recipe

If you love incorporating healthy & delicious salmon into your diet, you’ll also want to grab these scrumptious salmon recipes for Lemon Herb Salmon, Korean BBQ Salmon and Chipotle Honey Glazed Salmon Tacos!

Blackened Grilled Salmon Recipe

Blackened Grilled Salmon with Lemon Herb Compound Butter
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Blackened Grilled Salmon

A combination of blackening spices coat this delicious, gluten free grilled salmon recipe topped with homemade lemon herb compound butter.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 782 kcal
Author Whitney Bond

Ingredients

Blackened Salmon

  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 lb salmon

Lemon Herb Compound Butter

  • ½ cup butter room temperature
  • 2 lemons zested
  • ½ bunch dill finely chopped
  • ½ bunch thyme leaves finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove crushed

Instructions

  1. Combine the first 8 blackened salmon ingredients together in a small bowl.

  2. Spread the blackening seasonings on top of the salmon.
  3. Place the salmon in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  4. While the salmon is in the refrigerator, prepare the lemon dill compound butter by adding all of the ingredients to a medium bowl.
  5. Combine well.
  6. Preheat the grill to medium.
  7. Place the salmon, skin side down on the grill for 6-8 minutes.
  8. Remove the salmon from the grill, top with the compound butter.
  9. Allow the butter to melt over the salmon like a sauce.