Blackened BBQ Salmon Recipe

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Blackened BBQ Salmon Recipe

This blackened BBQ salmon recipe would be perfect the next time you have an outdoor party. The perfect pairing of the spices and BBQ sauce makes this recipe a hit!

How To Make Blackened BBQ Salmon

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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 25 mins


  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 1/2 tbsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 ½ tbsp. salt
  • 1 ½ tbsp. pepper
  • 1 tbsp. garlic salt
  • 1/2 tbsp. basil
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cups BBQ sauce, plus more to serve if desired


  1. Remove skin and bones from salmon fillets.

  2. In a mixing bowl, add all dry ingredients together.

  3. In a separate bowl, add remaining wet ingredients.

  4. Brush one side of each salmon fillet with the sauce, followed by the dry ingredients.

  5. Flip the fillets over and repeat on the opposite side.

  6. Cook salmon until easily flaked with a fork.

  7. Add extra BBQ sauce if desired and enjoy.


  • Sugar: 48g
  • :
  • Calcium: 102mg
  • Calories: 613kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 64g
  • Cholesterol: 124mg
  • Fat: 24g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Potassium: 1291mg
  • Protein: 36g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Sodium: 5127mg
  • Vitamin A: 1639IU
  • Vitamin C: 9mg
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