Pecan-and-Dill-Crusted Salmon

Pecan-and-Dill-Crusted SalmonRecipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller


This refined whole side of salmon takes only 10 minutes to prep.


Makes 10 to 12 servings
Total time: 30 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 30 Minutes


1 1/2 cups pecan halves
6 tablespoons butter, melted
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons dried dill weed
1 (3- to 3 1/2-lb.) boneless, skinless side of salmon
1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Parchment paper


Preheat oven to 400°. Pulse first 4 ingredients in a food processor 5 or 6 times or until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper; place on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Spread pecan mixture over salmon. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or just until salmon flakes with a fork.