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Super Easy Cajun Parmesan Salmon

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INGREDIENTS

1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
4 (4-oz.) fillets salmon (preferably wild)
2 tsp. Cajun seasoning, diived

Freshly ground black pepper

2 tbsp. butter
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/3 c. low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth

Juice of 1 lemon

1 tbsp. honey
1 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley, plus more for garnish
2 tbsp. freshly grated Parmesan

Lemon slices, for serving

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DIRECTIONS

  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Season salmon with 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning and pepper, then add to the skillet skin-side up. Cook salmon until deeply golden, about 6 minutes, then flip and cook 2 minutes more. Transfer to a plate.
  2. Add butter and garlic to skillet. When butter has melted, stir in broth, lemon juice, honey, remaining teaspoon Cajun seasoning, parsley, and Parmesan. Bring mixture to a simmer.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add salmon back to skillet. Simmer until sauce has reduced and salmon is cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes more.
  4. Add lemon slices to skillet and serve.

 

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