Recipe: Blackened salmon with Tarragon blue cheese

Recipe: Blackened salmon with Tarragon blue cheese

Recipe: Blackened salmon with Tarragon blue cheese

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by Tom Planchet

wwltv.com

Posted on May 18, 2012 at 8:54 AM

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb fresh salmon fillets
  • ½ cup light cream
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 2 tbsp butter, unsalted
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh tarragon
  • 6 tbsp blue cheese crumbles
  • 1 tsp fresh cracked black pepper
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon zest

 

Blackening spice:

  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp coarse black pepper
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning (no salt)
  • 1 tsp celery seed
  • 1 tbsp cilantro

Directions: Mix everything in small bowl

 

Preparation:

 

Sprinkle fish with blackening spice then proceed to sear in canola oil and butter until golden brown for 3-6 minutes on medium-high heat on each side in a nonstick pan.

Remove and let rest.

Prepare sauce while fish is resting then serve.

 

Sauce:

Heat cream, lemon juice, and zest until simmering on medium-high heat.

Lower heat and add tarragon, blue cheese, celery seed, black pepper and cilantro.

Stir until well mixed, turn off heat and pour over fish.

 

Serves 4

 

1 serving = 5 ounces

 

Nutrient Analysis:

Calories 338 calories Trans Fat 0 grams

Protein 26 grams Cholesterol 108 milligrams

Carbohydrate 4 grams Potassium 422 milligrams

Total Fat 25 grams Phosphorus 294 milligrams

Saturated Fat 10 grams Sodium 211 milligrams

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