Blackened Salmon with Avocado Cream Sauce

October 27, 2017

 2 Fresh caught salmon fillets (or 1 large filet)

3 T butter

Seasoning Rub

1/4 t chili powder

1/8 t cayenne 

1/8 t cumin

1/4 t garlic powder

1/4 t onion powder

1/4 t paprika

1/4 t salt 

1/4 t pepper

Avocado Cream Sauce

1/2 very ripe avocado

1/2 t fresh squeezed lemon juice

1 clove minced garlic

1/4 t salt

1/3 C heavy whipping cream


1. Heat butter in skillet to med high heat.  Combine all spices and rub into both sides of salmon filet(s).  Place salmon in pan and cook 5 minutes or until a dark rust forms.  Flip and do the same on the other side.  Salmon is done when opaque throughout. 

2. Combine all sauce ingredients and mix thoroughly with a fork until smooth.  Add a tablespoon of water if you prefer a thinner sauce. 

3.  Plate salmon, top with avocado sauce and serve.