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Pecan-and-Dill-Crusted Salmon

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller

 

Hands-on time 10 mins
Total time 30 mins
Yield Makes 10 to 12 servings
This refined whole side of salmon takes only 10 minutes to prep.

Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.