Cajun Salmon Sandwich with Goat Cheese and Lemon Mayonnaise on Ciabatta

Total Time:
30 min
10 min
20 min

1 serving

  • 8 ounces salmon
  • 2 tablespoons Seafood Cajun seasoning, recipe follows
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 ciabatta roll
  • Goat Cheese and Lemon Mayonnaise, recipe follows
  • 2 to 3 leaves green leaf lettuce
  • 1/2 tomato, sliced thin
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced thin
  • Seafood Cajun Seasoning:
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons granulated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon gumbo file
  • 1 teaspoon crab boil seasoning, optional (recommended: Old Bay) if using cut salt to 1/2 tablespoon
  • Goat Cheese and Lemon Mayonnaise:
  • 3 ounces goat cheese
  • 4 ounces mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 3 sprigs parsley
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  • Season salmon with Seafood Cajun Seasoning. In a medium saute pan, saute salmon in butter on medium-high heat, fat side down, until golden brown. Using a metal spatula turn salmon over and cook until golden brown. Transfer salmon onto a sizzle plate or small sheet tray and place in oven for 4 to 6 minutes. Remove from oven and let rest.

  • Slice ciabatta roll lengthwise and place under broiler until lightly golden. Spread Goat Cheese and Lemon Mayonnaise on roll. Arrange salmon, lettuce, tomatoes and onions on roll.

Seafood Cajun Seasoning:
  • In a medium bowl, combine cayenne pepper, kosher salt, paprika, black pepper, garlic, onion powder, gumbo file and crab boil seasoning.

Goat Cheese and Lemon Mayonnaise:
  • In a medium bowl, mix goat cheese, mayonnaise, lemon juice, parsley, salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste.

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