Creamy Cajun Stuffed Salmon


4 salmon fillets, 5 ounces each, skin on

2 teaspoons smoked or sweet paprika

1 teaspoon dried marjoram leaves

Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

6 ounces cream cheese, softened

2 ounces finely shredded cheddar cheese

4 cloves garlic minced

1 tablespoon Cajun Seasoning

3 tablespoons avocado oil, divided (you can also use olive oil)

1 tablespoon butter, divided

Chopped fresh parsley for garnish

lemon wedges, for serving




Using a paring knife, cut a slit on the side of each salmon fillet to create a pocket. Do not cut all the way through.

raw salmon fillets with pockets

Season salmon fillets with paprika, marjoram, salt, and pepper. Rub in the seasonings with your fingers. Set aside.

In a mixing bowl combine softened cream cheese, cheddar cheese, garlic, and cajun seasoning; mix and stir until well incorporated. Taste and adjustĀ accordingly.

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