Cajun Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner
Cajun Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner

Cajun Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner

Cajun spices are mellowed with the sweetness of roasted vegetables in this easy sheet pan dinner.

20 min
55 min


Cajun Butter

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 teaspoon paprika

1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1/8 teaspoon oregano

1/8 teaspoon ground thyme

1/8 teaspoon ground sage


1 large (3 cups) sweet potato, cut into 1-inch cubes

12 ounces (3 cups) brussels sprouts, trimmed, cut in half

1 small (3/4 cup) red onion, chopped

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil

3/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper


1 1/2 pounds salmon filet, cut into 4 filets

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 425°F. Line half sheet baking pan (18x13x1-inch) with aluminum foil. Spray foil with no-stick cooking spray.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all cajun butter ingredients in small bowl; mix well. Refrigerate. 

  3. STEP 3

    Spread vegetables on prepared pan. Dot with 1/4 cup butter with canola oil. Sprinkle with 3/4 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Bake 20 minutes. 

  4. STEP 4

    Move vegetables to edge of pan. Place salmon pieces in center. Coat with cajun butter. Return to oven; cook 15-16 minutes or until internal temperature of salmon reaches 145°F and salmon flakes easily with fork. 


28Fat (mg)
120Cholesterol (mg)
1010Sodium (mg)
32Carbohydrates (g)
7Dietary Fiber
39Protein (g)


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  September 06, 2016

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