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Blackened Salmon Caesar Salad Recipe

Try this easy spice rub on fresh salmon, and you'll proudly serve this restaurant-style Caesar salad!



  • 1 bag Fresh Express Caesar Supreme Kit
  • 4 (4-oz.) wild Alaskan salmon fillets, skin off (or substitute Pacific Cod or Halibut)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground fennel
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon New Mexico chili powder
  • 2 teaspoon Spanish paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper


  • Mix all dry ingredients together for the blackening spice.
  • Heat a heavy skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Coat each fillet with spice blend by dredging fish.
  • Knock off excess by tapping fillet against the side of the container.
  • Place fillets in hot skillet.
  • Cook until well browned, about five minutes per side (internal temperature of 145 degrees F).
  • Transfer to plate and set aside.
  • Toss the Fresh Express Caesar Supreme Salad Kit in a medium bowl.
  • Divide the salad onto four plates, and lay a piece of salmon on each, or break into large chunks and toss with the salad.
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