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Paleo Pecan-Maple Salmon

Rated as 4.42 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe is not only easy but healthy and tasty! Paleo, gluten-free and dairy-free!"
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Ingredients

2 h 27 m servings 350 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Place salmon fillets on a baking sheet and season with salt and black pepper.
  2. Combine pecans, maple syrup, vinegar, paprika, chipotle powder, and onion powder in a food processor; pulse until texture is crumbly. Spoon pecan mixture on top of each salmon fillet, coating the entire top surface. Refrigerate coated salmon, uncovered, for 2 to 3 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  4. Bake salmon in the preheated oven until fish flakes easily with a fork, 12 to 14 minutes.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 350 calories; 23 g fat; 12.7 g carbohydrates; 23.8 g protein; 66 mg cholesterol; 107 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Loved this! I made this exactly as written. My topping wasn't really "crumbly", but more of a thick wet paste. I may have pulsed it a few seconds too long. I wasn't too sure about the topping f...

Most helpful critical review

This was not bad, but not my favorite and I probably won't make it again. The combination of flavors was a little odd. On the bright side, the salmon was perfectly cooked!

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Loved this! I made this exactly as written. My topping wasn't really "crumbly", but more of a thick wet paste. I may have pulsed it a few seconds too long. I wasn't too sure about the topping f...

Loved the recipe! I just did little changes to suite my taste better: instead of apple vinegar, used about the same amount of lemon juice; instead of ground onion, used a pinch of ground ginger.

This was not bad, but not my favorite and I probably won't make it again. The combination of flavors was a little odd. On the bright side, the salmon was perfectly cooked!

Thank you so much for this wonderful recipe!!! I would give it more than 5 stars if I could! A real winner. It's sweet and has a kick. Even my "only

Spicy, sweet and moist. I did cut the chipotle seasoning in half. One of the best dinners and family loves it.

With all of the positive reviews and that gorgeous picture by LilSnoo, I wanted to give this one a try. I made it as written, but these flavors just didn't work for my family. My husband and kid...

Knocked this outta the park!!! Someone suggested to add ground ginger so I did ( 1/2 teaspoon) ..... B-R-I-L-L-I-A-N-T !!! I'm from Alaska so salmon is plentiful. Always looking for new ways to ...

We loved this recipe! I didn’t have the chipotle pepper and used cayenne pepper instead and it was good but we will definitely try it with chipotle pepper next time.

Easy to make but not my favorite flavor combination for salmon. A little too spicy for some.