Blackened Salmon Sandwich Recipe

To celebrate National Sandwich Day, the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute couldn’t help but search out the easiest (and healthiest) sandwich option. Considering all the healthy omega-3 benefits of seafood, it was natural that we’d choose a sandwich that includes salmon. This Blackened Salmon Sandwich recipe is simple, quick, tasty and good for you. Enjoy it on National Sandwich Day, or any other day you choose!

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Blackened Salmon Sandwich

Makes: 4 servings

Active Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound wild salmon fillet, skinned
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons blackening or Cajun seasoning
  • 1 small avocado, pitted
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 4 crusty, whole-wheat rolls, split and toasted
  • 1 cup arugula
  • 2 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion

Preparation

1. Heat your cooking oil in a pan over medium-high heat.

2. Rub salmon on both sides with blackening (or Cajun) seasoning and cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side.

3. Mash avocado and mayonnaise in a small bowl.

4. To assemble sandwiches, spread some of the avocado mixture on each roll and top with arugula, tomato and onion.

Download + print the recipe here. Original recipe adapted from EatingWell.com.

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