Cajun Roasted Norwegian Salmon

Cajun Roasted Norwegian Salmon

    4 servings

  • 40-60 min

  • Difficulty


Photographer: Michael Grimm

Add the heat of Cajun country with this easy to make roasted Cajun-marinated Norwegian Salmon. A healthy recipe with lots of flavor!



4 each  5-6 oz Norwegian Salmon fillet(s), skin removed
2 clove  garlic
4   scallion
.5 cups  extra virgin olive oil
1 oz  white wine
3 tsp  cajun spices


The amount of ingredients has been changed. Keep in mind:
  • Cooking for more people takes longer time
  • Be careful with salty ingredients and spices, you should add to taste towards the end
  • Preheat oven to 425°F. 
  • Finely chop garlic and scallions. 
  • Mix olive oil, wine, garlic and ½ the Cajun seasoning in a bowl, and then pour into a large zipper bag. 
  • Add the salmon to the bag, carefully press out the air and seal the bag. Place in refrigerator for 30 minutes. 
  • Remove salmon from the marinade, dry on paper towels and place presentation side up in a baking dish.  
  • Sprinkle evenly with remaining Cajun seasoning and place in oven. 
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or to desired temperature. 
  • Remove and garnish each fillet with chopped scallions.

Serving Suggestion:

  • Serve with dirty rice and pan-roasted corn kernels blended with diced green bell pepper and red onion.
  • Serve over a mixed green salad with Cajun seasoning–enhanced mustard vinaigrette.
  • Serve flaked on a toasted baguette spread with Cajun-spiced tartar sauce, shredded lettuce and sliced tomato.