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Blackened Salmon Tacos


  • Author: Chocolate Covered Cheetah
  • Yield: 5-6 Tacos 1x
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Ingredients

Salmon

  • 10oz salmon (23 salmon steaks)
  • 4 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp coriander
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt

Salsa

  • 1 honey mango, pitted and chopped into small pieces
  • 1 medium avocado, pitted and chopped into small pieces
  • zest of 1/2 lime
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt

Tacos

  • 56 flour tortillas

Instructions

Salmon

  1. Place cast iron skillet in oven
  2. Pre-heat oven to 400°F
  3. Pat salmon steaks dry
  4. Brush with 2 tbsp olive oil
  5. Mix together all of the spices
  6. Rub spice mixture all over salmon, coating completely
  7. Once oven reaches temperature, carefully remove skillet and place on a burner over medium heat
  8. Coat skillet with 2 tbsp olive oil
  9. Add salmon steaks to skillet
  10. Cook 2 minutes on each side until browned
  11. Return skillet to oven for 5-8 minutes (depending on how well you like your salmon cooked)
  12. Remove salmon from oven, cool completely
  13. Slice salmon steaks, set aside

Salsa

  1. Prepare salsa while salmon is cooling
  2. In a small bowl, toss together all of the ingredients

Tacos

  1. Divide salmon between the tacos
  2. Top with desired amount of salsa