Crunchy Walnut-Crusted Salmon Fillets

Crunchy Walnut-Crusted Salmon Fillets

Total Time

35 Mins

Serves

6

Meal

Dinner

Description

A crunchy walnut crust rounds out the delightful flavors of lemon and dill for a simply elegant salmon meal you can whip up anytime.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups California walnuts
  • 3 tablespoons dry breadcrumbs
  • 3 tablespoons lemon rind, finely grated
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 3-ounce salmon fillets, skin on
  • Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice

PREPARATION

  1. Place walnuts in food processor; coarsely chop. Add breadcrumbs, lemon rind, olive oil and dill; pulse until crumbly. Mixture should stick together. Season with salt and pepper; set aside.
  2. Arrange salmon fillets skin side down on parchment paper lined baking sheets. Brush tops with mustard.
  3. Spoon 1/3 cup of walnut crumb mixture over each fillet; gently press the crumb mixture into the surface of the fish. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate for up to 2 hours.
  4. Bake at 350°F 15 to 20 minutes, or until salmon flakes with a fork. Just before serving, sprinkle each with 1 teaspoon lemon juice.

NUTRITION

  • Calories: 341 cal
  • Total Fat: 28 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 16 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7 g
  • Cholesterol: 40 mg
  • Sodium: 67 mg
  • Carbohydrates: 7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2 g
  • Total Sugars: 5 g
  • Protein: 18 g
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