Salmon New Orleans

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Rated 5.0 based on 5 customer reviews
Salmon New Orleans
Salmon New Orleans
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  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon onion salt
  • 4 (6 ounce) salmon fillets
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 8 tablespoons butter or margarine, divided
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined


  1. Stir together garlic powder, salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, paprika, and onion salt in a small bowl.
  2. Season salmon fillets with salt and pepper.
  3. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook salmon fillets in butter until browned and cooked through, 5 to 6 minutes per side. Transfer salmon to a plate and cover to keep warm.
  4. Melt remaining butter in the pan; stir in the seasoning mix. Sauté shrimp in the pan until opaque, 5 to 6 minutes.
  5. Plate salmon and top with shrimp. Drizzle pan sauce over the top.


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Aja A says:

Anything that allows me to add excess amounts of butter is good in my book! This cajun better is no exception- so delicious! I used some bread to dip in the butter sauce cause it's so flavorful. Made this with a side of mashed potatoes for an all around filling meal.

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Caro Hodgin says:

OMG this tastes JUST like the Salmon New Orleans from Red Lobster. The Cajun butter sauce is sooo good. Seriously, make this ASAP!

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Tiana D. says:

The recipe is a healthy spin on my favorite Red Lobster recipe! I had no idea how easy it would be to do this at home and my family went crazy! it was delicious with a side of steamed broccoli.

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Katie Hason says:

I love the spice blend, it worked really well with the salmon and shrimp. This was really easy to make and goes perfect with rice or a green salad for a lighter meal.

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Laura Griffin says:

This was a really yummy dish! I love all the spices together. I added a little Louisiana hot sauce to the butter, and it made for a delicious, spicy drizzle on top. So quick and easy!