Caribbean Jerk Salmon

Caribbean Jerk Salmon

This is a flavorful recipe that is easy to make and ready in less than 20 minutes.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 4 samon filets
  • 4 tbsp jerk seasoning 1 tbsp for each filet

Instructions
 

  • Add olive oil and butter to a saucepan on medium-high heat.
  • Coat each filet with 1 tbsp of jerk seasoning. That should be divided between both sides of the filet. Rub into the filet.
  • Place salmon into the saucepan and cook for 4 minutes on each side.
  • Transfer to a plate and enjoy.

Notes

This post was sponsored by Alaska Seafood as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. 
I am so excited to share with you one of my favorite Salmon recipes today.  As you may notice, we love Salmon in our home.  Mainly because of all the great health benefits it offers. However, not all salmon is created equal.  Alaska salmon is wild caught and never farmed so, it’s more beneficial to your body.
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This is the only type of salmon that I use when cooking for my family.  Cooking with Alaska salmon is easy, healthy and delicious. Alaska salmon is sold fresh and frozen throughout the year and is super easy to find in your local grocery store or market.
I picked some up from the freezer section of our grocery store and it tasted incredibly fresh when I prepared it.
I mainly prepare Alaska salmon for dinner and hope to have leftovers for lunch.  Let’s be real though, left overs are very rare living with 4 guys that eat an insane amount.
I honestly love jerk seasoning on pretty much anything.  Seafood just takes it up a notch.  This recipe is easy to make and will be ready in less than 20 minutes.  My kind of meal. You can buy a pre-made jerk seasoning or throw together your own with some simple ingredients.
 
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Here is a simple and delicious jerk seasoning recipe:
1 tbsp garlic powder
2 tsp cayenne pepper
2 onion powder
2 tsp dried thyme
2 tsp dried parsley
2 tsp sugar
2 tsp salt
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp crushed pepper
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp cinnamon
Amazingly, these are all seasonings I always keep in my house so throwing together my own is easy and convenient.  Also, my kids love to help with preparing it.  They can measure out the ingredients and mix them together in small bowl.
I know you and your family will enjoy this recipe.  I love seafood recipes that are full of flavor but, don’t eliminate the fresh flavor of what is being cooked.  That is this recipe.
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