Fish made easy! Start with a quick sear on the stove-top to seal in moisture; finish by baking in the oven. A simple pickle relish tops the spice-rubbed fish with tang.

Source: Midwest Living
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Cajun-Rubbed Salmon

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  • For relish: In a small bowl combine celery, onion, parsley, pickle, pickle juice, 1 tablespoon oil, mustard, salt, and sugar. Cover and chill until ready to use or up to 1 hour.

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  • Sprinkle salmon with Cajun Seasoning. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large cast-iron or other heavy oven-going skillet over medium-high heat. When hot, add salmon, skin side up. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Turn salmon. Place skillet in a 400°F oven and roast for 4 to 6 minutes or until salmon flakes when tested with a fork. (Allow 4 to 6 minutes per 1/2-inch thickness of fish, including browning time.)

  • Stir relish and serve with salmon.

Nutrition Facts (Cajun-Rubbed Salmon)

356 calories; 21 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 5 g polyunsaturated fat; 11 g monounsaturated fat; 94 mg cholesterol; 778 mg sodium. 941 mg potassium; 5 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 34 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 746 IU vitamin a; 5 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 1 mg riboflavin; 14 mg niacin equivalents; 1 mg vitamin b6; 55 mcg folate; 5 mcg vitamin b12; 46 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

Cajun Seasoning

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  • Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Store in an airtight container.

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