Almond-Crusted Salmon

Randy Mayor; Jan Gautro

In this quick and easy recipe, rich salmon, coated in almond meal, acquires a toasted flavor reminiscent of browned butter. Serve with broccoli rabe, orzo pasta, and pinot noir. For more salmon dinners like this one, see our complete collection of salmon recipes.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and 1 lemon wedge)
Recipe from Cooking Light

More From Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 332
  • Calories from fat: 45%
  • Fat: 16.7g
  • Saturated fat: 3.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 7.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 4g
  • Protein: 38.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 5.4g
  • Fiber: 1.5g
  • Cholesterol: 87mg
  • Iron: 0.6mg
  • Sodium: 330mg
  • Calcium: 28mg

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup almond meal
  • 1/4 cup panko
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets, about 1-inch thick
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 4 lemon wedges

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 500°.
  2. Combine first 4 ingredients in a shallow dish; set aside.
  3. Brush tops and sides of fish with juice: sprinkle with salt and pepper. Working with 1 fillet at a time, dredge top and sides in almond mixture; place skin side down on broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle any remaining crumb mixture evenly over fish; press gently to adhere. Bake at 500° for 15 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness. Serve with lemon wedges.
My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Almond-Crusted Salmon Recipe at a Glance

More Recipes Like This

advertisement
  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Find out what we've got cooking...

Weekly Specials
Get our Free Weekly Specials Newsletter filled with our favorite recipes, seasonal menus, and special features.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy