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Caramelized Salmon

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  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons coarse sea salt (pulsed gently in a food processor)
  • 3 dashes crushed black pepper (freshly)
  • 16 ounces salmon (cut into 4 filets, with skin)
  • olive oil
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium188% DV4500mg
    Fat12% DV8g
    Protein45% DV23g
    Carbs8% DV25g
    Calories270Calories from Fat70
    Total Fat8g12%
    Saturated Fat2g10%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat70
    Total Carbohydrate25g8%
    Dietary Fiber
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Courtney Foster 8 months ago
    Amazing... I didn’t use nearly as much salt as suggested due to the other reviews and it came out perfect! Definitely recommend.
    Diana Colopy 2 years ago
    easy to make, not too sweet, just right. the burnt sugar stuck everything to the pan and plates, so get ready to soak afterward!
    Juliana Lendeborg 2 years ago
    I loved it! It turned out really good and juice. Really loved the flavor
    Baker 2 years ago
    Was delicious and easy!!!
    Dori Trenter 2 years ago
    The best! Perfect recipe
    Steve 2 years ago
    It was good. I grilled it on my Lodge cast iron grill on my Weber propane bbq. I added a bit of olive oil to the salmon before “drenching” it in the sugar salt mixture. Cooked it skin side down to start. Flipped it after 5 minutes. The “blackened” salmon was delicious.
    Bresler 2 years ago
    Great quick meal kids enjoyed. Only complaint was burnt pan.
    Kelly Tsao 3 years ago
    Incredibly simple and delicious!
    Tammy B. 3 years ago
    It was really good. Salmon very moist except next time I will decrease the salt just a little. Worthy to serve to guest. My family loved it!
    Shannon A. 3 years ago
    Delicious! Not too salty if you use coarse sea salt.
    Hi Cj 3 years ago
    So yum I could have just cried eating it. Now a new favourite.
    Lydia 3 years ago
    Excellent and easy! What more can you ask for when making dinner? I did cut the sugar to 1/3 cup and the salt to 1 tablespoon. Left pepper as suggested. Cooked in a black iron skillet in avocado oil (I was out of olive oil).
    Kirk 3 years ago
    I've cooked this a few times and it's pretty awesome - even when I had the pan too hot, the crispy caramelised taste was still great. An earlier comment mentioned you could halve the amount of sugar and I definitely agree - you just need enough to give a good covering and maybe to sprinkle more on as you go.
    Whitehead 4 years ago
    So quick and delicious!
    Audrey S. 4 years ago
    Fabulous!! So simple and delicious!
    Damien Johnson 5 years ago
    Always perfect! Make sure not to tinker too much, recipe is pretty perfect the way it is. Don't skimp out on the quality of the fish!
    Andrew D. 5 years ago
    The cook time on the pan given by directions will render the salmon a charred hockey puck. Since thickness of the fillets varies along with stove temps, so just eyeball it. Could get away with less of the seasoning, a 1/2 cup of sugar with salt and pepper mixed in just means you throw out a bunch of sugar. Think I'll probably cut the seasonings in half next time. Otherwise, great simple recipe to get a good crispy, sweet salmon.
    Lisa R. 5 years ago
    It was way too salty. Only use 1Tbsp salt and maybe that would help. I am thinking maybe the salt is a typo. Should it be tsp.?
    Joanna M. 5 years ago
    This recipe is very simple and very yummy. I used one thin fillet, so I wasn't able to do the 2-3 min per side. As it was a thin piece, I didn't bother adding time. For the broiler, I left it in there for 10 minutes. At no point did I find the skin to stick to anything, which also makes it an easy cleanup.