Grilled Blackened Salmon To-Go

30 mins
1 hrs
10 mins
2-4

Grilled fish seasoned with spices creates layers of delicious flavor infused by strong heat. Read on for a tasty recipe that can be made on-the-go.

Ingredients

For the Blackened Salmon

  • 2-4 salmon filets
  • 2 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • 1 teaspoon ancho chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon basil
  • 1 pinch ground mustard

Directions

Step 1 Of 8
1
Remove the pin bones by running your fingers over the flesh of the fish and removing any bones with tweezers or needle nose pliers.
2
Combine all ingredients except the salmon in a bowl. When mixed together the spice rub will be quite red.
3
Place the salmon skin side down and drizzle with olive oil.
4
Dust each fillet with as much rub based on how much heat you desire.
5
Place the salmon in the fridge for an hour and prepare the grill.
6
Preheat grill on medium setting. Remove the salmon from the fridge and hit each filet with a little coarse salt, place the salmon on the grill skin side down. Close the lid for about 5 minutes.
7
Lift the lid and use a spatula to flip the salmon - close the lid for 3 to 5 minutes.
8
Lift the lid and remove the salmon. Allow to rest in warm area while preparing the plates. You can check for internal temperature of 145°F or use a sharp knife and insert into the flesh and gently pry apart to see if the flesh is opaque.
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