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three pieces of salmon and shrimp on a large white serving dish
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Salmon New Orleans

Salmon New Orleans is a delicious one-pan meal of tender salmon topped with sauteed shrimp, smothered in a garlic honey butter sauce. This 20-minute meal is the perfect seafood dinner for a weeknight!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American, Cajun
Servings: 4
Calories: 348kcal
Author: Britney


  • Large Skillet (a 12 inch skillet is perfect)


  • 4 Salmon filets
  • ½ lb Shrimp shell off and deveined 
  • 2 tbsps Cajun seasoning
  • 1 Lemon cut in half
  • 4 Garlic cloves diced
  • 4 sprigs Thyme
  • 2 tbsps Honey
  • 6 tbsps Butter
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • Salt and Pepper (to taste)


  • Squeeze half of the lemon on top of the salmon filets. Then season with 1 tbsp of cajun seasoning. Add remaining 1 tbsp of cajun seasoning to the shrimp. Toss to ensure all shrimp are coated with seasoning.
  • Add butter and olive oil to a skillet. Once butter is melted, add diced garlic, thyme, and honey. Then squeeze remaining lemon into the butter. Stir allow to cook for 3 minutes over medium low heat.
  • Add shrimp and cook until pink and slightly curled and cooked thoroughly. Place into a bowl with the pan sauce and set aside.
  • Increase heat to medium and drizzle a little more olive oil into the pan. Add salmon into the pan and cook for 10 minutes, about 5 minutes per side. Cook until flaky cooked thoroughly. 
  • Place shrimp on top of salmon and serve with buttery garlic sauce.


Calories: 348kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.003g | Cholesterol: 185mg | Sodium: 177mg | Potassium: 1124mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 1853IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 3mg