In a bowl, add the following ingredients: onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, black pepper, brown sugar, dried thyme, rosemary, and salt. Mix thoroughly
Place the salmon fillets on a plate and coat them evenly with olive oil. Sprinkle a generous amount of the prepared seasoning on both sides of the salmon
Coat the salmon fillets thoroughly with the seasoning, ensuring it covers both sides of the fish
Heat seasoned cast iron skillet, add olive oil, and place salmon fillets skin-side down. Fry for 3-4 minutes until skin is crisp. Optionally, add butter for flavor.
Flip salmon fillets and fry flesh side for 4-5 minutes until blackened. Use a kitchen thermometer to check internal temperature, aiming for 145 °F
Remove the Blackened Salmon from the skillet. It is now ready to be enjoyed
Serve this flavor-packed Blackened Salmon with white rice, brown rice, quinoa, roasted vegetables, or a simple salad of your choice