Salmon Spice Rub

Salmon Spice Rub

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: Spice rub for 2 salmon fillets

Black pepper, coriander, fennel, cumin, anise, cayenne, garlic and onion are combined with olive oil to make this flavorful and aromatic spice rub for salmon.


  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon whole coriander
  • 1 tablespoon whole fennel seed
  • 1 teaspoon whole cumin seed
  • 1 whole star anise pod
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Place all of the spices into a food processor or a blender, and process until the mixture becomes a powder. With the processor’s motor running, slowly add the olive oil and continue to blend until combined.
  2. Rub the spice mixture onto salmon fillets pre-seasoned with salt and pepper, and then set the fish aside to marinate for 30 minutes at room temperature prior to cooking as desired.

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