Mustard Salmon

Salmon is a staple in healthy eating. But, as with any staple in our diet, it can get a little monotonous despite being so naturally delicious. Mix things up with Dijon or brown mustard and then liberally coat with this unique spice blend. A sizzling hot sear on both sides adds even more intense flavor to this dish!

32 g
3 g
16 g
4 (serving size = 6 oz salmon)


  • 2 tbsp avocado oil (or oil of choice)
  • 4 (6 oz) salmon fillets
  • 4 tbsp dijon or spicy brown mustard
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tbsp paprika
  • 1/2 tbsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp dry mustard
  • Dash cinnamon
  • Prep Time 5-minutes
  • Cooking Time 10-minutes
  • Difficulty Easy


  1. Combine rub ingredients.

  2. Coat each salmon fillet with brown mustard.

  3. Season each fillet with rub on both sides.

  4. Heat avocado oil over medium-high heat.

  5. Add salmon to saute pan and sear on each side for 2 minutes. Reduce heat and cook for an additional 3–5 minutes or until fish is cooked through to your liking.

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