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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.

Recipe by Cooking Light October 2007


Credit: Randy Mayor; Jan Gautro

Recipe Summary

4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and 1 lemon wedge)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 500°.

  • Combine first 4 ingredients in a shallow dish; set aside.

  • 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.


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Nutrition Facts

332 calories; calories from fat 45%; fat 16.7g; saturated fat 3.3g; mono fat 7.9g; poly fat 4g; protein 38.2g; carbohydrates 5.4g; fiber 1.5g; cholesterol 87mg; iron 0.6mg; sodium 330mg; calcium 28mg.