Crunchy Walnut Crusted Salmon Filets

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

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups California walnuts

  • 6 tablespoons dry bread crumbs

  • 6 tablespoons lemon rind, finely grated

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

  • 3 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped

  • 1 pinch Salt and pepper

  • 12 (3 ounce) salmon filets, skin on

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice

Directions

  1. Place walnuts in food processor; coarsely chop. Add bread crumbs, lemon rind, olive oil and dill; pulse until crumbly. Mixture should stick together. Season; 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 degrees F 15 to 20 minutes, or until salmon flakes with a fork. Just before serving, sprinkle each with 1 tsp lemon juice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

388 Calories
31g Fat
8g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 388
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 111mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 9mg 47%
Calcium 22mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 279mg 6%

* 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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