Alaska Charred Sugar-Crusted Salmon

Ingredients

  • 2 tbs sugar
  • 1 tbs chili powder
  • 1 tbs black pepper
  • 1/2 tbs ground cumin
  • 1/2 tbs paprika
  • 1/2 tbs kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp dry mustard
  • Dash of cinnamon
  • 4 to 6 Alaska Salmon fillets (4 to 6 oz each)
  • 2 tbs canola oil
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • Blend all ingredients for the dry sugar rub.
  • Generously coat one side of each Alaska salmon fillet with the mixture.
  • Heat oil in a large saute pan over medium-high heat.
  • Place each salmon fillet in pan, seasoned side down.
  • Cook for about 2 minutes to sear.
  • Turn fillets over and reduce heat to medium and continue cooking for another 5 to 6 minutes or until fish is just opaque throughout.
  • Serve salmon with mustard.
Recipe courtesy of the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute
 

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