Baked Dijon Salmon


This mustard-crusted salmon is a wonderful way to prepare fresh salmon fillets in the oven. Be sure to make extra — your family will be begging for more!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
High angle shot of a platter with baked Dijon salmon

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  • ¼ cup butter, melted

  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard

  • 1 ½ tablespoons honey

  • ¼ cup dry bread crumbs

  • ¼ cup finely chopped pecans

  • 4 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley

  • 4 (4 ounce) fillets salmon

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 lemon, for garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Stir together butter, mustard, and honey in a small bowl. Set aside.

    Overhead shot of a bowl of Dijon mustard sauce for salmon

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  3. Mix together bread crumbs, pecans, and parsley in another bowl.

    Overhead shot of a bowl of pecans and bread crumbs for a salmon coating

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  4. Brush each salmon fillet lightly with honey mustard mixture.

    Overhead shot of salmon brushed with Dijon sauce

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  5. Sprinkle the tops of fillets with bread crumb mixture.

    Overhead shot of Dijon salmon with coating on a baking sheet

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  6. Bake salmon in the preheated oven until it flakes easily with a fork, 12 to 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, and garnish with a wedge of lemon.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

422 Calories
29g Fat
18g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 422
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g 37%
Saturated Fat 10g 51%
Cholesterol 97mg 32%
Sodium 480mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 27mg 135%
Calcium 53mg 4%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 500mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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