Blackened Salmon With A Gorgonzola Cream Sauce Recipe

Blackened salmon is a flavorful and spicy dish that is perfect for seafood lovers. The salmon is coated in a blend of spices and then seared to create a crispy crust. The gorgonzola cream sauce adds a creamy and tangy element to the dish, balancing out the heat from the blackened seasoning. This dish is easy to make and is sure to impress your guests with its bold flavors.

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Ingredients for Blackened Salmon With A Gorgonzola Cream Sauce Recipe

  • 2 Salmon Fillets
  • 1 tablespoon Paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dried Thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 1 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/2 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1/4 cup Crumbled Gorgonzola Cheese
  • as required Fresh Herbs For Garnish

Directions: Blackened Salmon With A Gorgonzola Cream Sauce Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a small bowl, mix together the blackened seasoning ingredients: paprika, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, salt, and black pepper.
  • STEP 2.Rub the blackened seasoning mixture onto both sides of the salmon fillets.
  • STEP 3.Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add olive oil. Once the oil is hot, add the salmon fillets and cook for about 4-5 minutes per side, or until the salmon is cooked through and blackened on the outside.
  • STEP 4.In a separate saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add minced garlic and cook until fragrant.
  • STEP 5.Add heavy cream and gorgonzola cheese to the saucepan. Stir until the cheese is melted and the sauce is smooth.
  • STEP 6.Serve the blackened salmon with the gorgonzola cream sauce drizzled on top. Garnish with fresh herbs, if desired.
  • STEP 7.Enjoy your delicious blackened salmon with a side of roasted vegetables or a salad.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to pat the salmon fillets dry before applying the blackened seasoning to ensure a crispy crust.
  • Adjust the amount of cayenne pepper in the blackened seasoning according to your spice preference.
  • If you don't have gorgonzola cheese, you can substitute it with blue cheese or feta cheese for a similar tangy flavor.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover blackened salmon can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the salmon in a skillet over medium heat until warmed through.
  • Serve the leftover salmon with the gorgonzola cream sauce and any additional side dishes.
Nutrition
value
208
calories per serving
15 g Fat18 g Protein< 1 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    15g
  • Protein
    18g
  • Carbs
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    0g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    < 1g
  • Protein
    18g
  • Fiber
    0g

Fats

  • Fat
    15g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    21mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    0mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    4mg
  • Vitamin B6
    128mg
  • Vitamin B9
    966mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    0mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    27mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    179mg
  • Selenium
    31mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp