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a close up shot of a spoon with salmon seasoning.

Magic Salmon Seasoning

  • Author: chefjar
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Perfectly seasoning your salmon is the best way to take it from good to great. This salmon seasoning works really well with a variety of cooking methods, including baking, frying, or grilling.


  • 2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Combine all the ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Rub salmon fillets with vegetable oil or melted butter.
  • Use 1 tablespoon salmon seasoning for every 1/2 pound | 8 ounces of salmon. Season the salmon fillets and bake, air fry or grill to desired doneness.


Adds-on: you can add 1 teaspoon brown sugar into the mixture.

Storage: You can store this seasoning in an airtight container for 6-12 months.

  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Category: Salmon recipes
  • Cuisine: American


  • Calories: 4kcal
  • Sodium: 191mg
  • Fat: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Carbohydrates: 1g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 1g

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