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Blackened Salmon with Corn Salsa by Expat Kitchen

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This week, our friends from Expat Kitchen brought the awesome Fish Frenzy recipes to their cooking class, and we were happy to partner with them! Here is one of their amazing recipes from the class: Blackened Salmon with Corn Salsa. Easy to make and a guaranteed tasty and healthy dish for any fish lover! 

Blackened Salmon Expat Kitchen Class

Blackened Salmon with Corn Salsa


Blackened Salmon Expat Kitchen Cajun Mix

Cajun mix: (to rub on fish)

  • 1 tablespoon ground sweet paprika 
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper (add more if you like it spicier)
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil

Blackened Salmon Expat Kitchen Cajun Mix on Salmon

So here's what to do:

  1. Combine all the spices and herbs on a flat plate or large bowl
  2. Brush salmon with oil, turn and coat
  3. Rub spice mixture on salmon and turn and coat 
  4. Heat non-stick frying pan or BBQ on medium - high heat
  5. Add the salmon and cook for 2 minutes each side for medium or until cooked to your liking
  6. Set aside for 5 minutes to rest

Blackened Salmon Expat Kitchen Frying

Blackened Salmon Expat Kitchen Students

Corn salsa

  • 2 corn cobs, steamed and kernels removed 
  • 2 spring onions, finely chopped 
  • 1 green capsicum, deseeded, finely chopped
  • 1 x 250g cherry tomatoes finely chopped 
  • 1 whole avocado, halved, peeled, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoon fresh calamanci lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh olive oil
  • Coriander - Chinese parsley
  • 1 stick celery, finely chopped

Blackened Salmon Expat Kitchen Salsa

With these ingredients, all you have to do:  

  1. Combine corn, onion, capsicum, tomatoes, avocado and lemon juice in a bowl
  2. Season with salt and pepper

Blackened Salmon Expat Kitchen Salsa Mix

For the last step: divide salmon among serving plates and top with salsa and serve immediately!

These are the simple steps for a quick & healthy fish meal. Try it for yourself at home, or check out Expat Kitchens many cooking classes. Good luck with this recipe and share your creation with us by tagging us on Instagram or Facebook. We would love to see them! 

.Blackened Salmon Expat Kitchen Dish

Expat Kitchen was originally created in 2007 by an Australian expat to help bridge the culinary gap between the meals that your helpers prepare and what your palate expects. Expat Kitchen now offers the same level of expertise for all interested food lovers. You can find Expat Kitchen at 9 Norris Road #02-01. Visit them on Facebook or at their website for a full list of cooking courses. Recipe provided by Expat Kitchen.


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