Pistachio Crusted Salmon

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Looking for a quick and healthy meal idea? Pistachio Crusted Salmon is just that. You can have it on the table in about 30 minutes. Dress up standard omega rich salmon filets with a simple crust made from Dijon mustard and crunchy pistachios. Pistachio Crusted Salmon is a nutritious baked dish that is simple to make and elegant enough for company.

Pistachio Crusted Salmon

Equipment
mixing bowl
oven safe skillet
blender

Shopping List
pistachios
bread crumbs
Parmesan cheese
butter
salmon fillets
salt and pepper
olive oil
Dijon mustard

Instructions:
Preheat the oven to 375F.

Grind pistachios into medium sized pieces with a blender or food processor. Combine pistachios, bread crumbs, cheese, and butter in a small bowl; stir with a fork until thoroughly mixed. Season salmon fillets with salt and pepper on both sides.

Heat olive oil in an oven safe skillet over medium heat. Sear salmon fillets, flesh-side down, for 2 minutes. Turn heat off and flip salmon pieces over so skin side is down. Brush salmon evenly with Dijon mustard. Top with pistachio mixture, pressing mixture down onto salmon.

Bake in the preheated oven until salmon flakes easily with a fork, 12 minutes.

Pistachio Crusted Salmon

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: pistachio, salmon
Servings: 4

Equipment

  • mixing bowl
  • oven safe skillet

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup crushed pistachios
  • 2 tbsp bread crumbs
  • 1 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp butter, melted
  • 4 6oz fillets salmon with skin
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375F.
  • Grind pistachios into medium sized pieces with a blender or food processor. Combine pistachios, bread crumbs, cheese, and butter in a small bowl; stir with a fork until thoroughly mixed. Season salmon fillets with salt and pepper on both sides.
  • Heat olive oil in an oven safe skillet over medium heat. Sear salmon fillets, flesh-side down, for 2 minutes. Turn heat off and flip salmon pieces over so skin side is down. Brush salmon evenly with Dijon mustard. Top with pistachio mixture, pressing mixture down onto salmon.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until salmon flakes easily with a fork, 12 minutes.

Serve with lemon wedges if desired.

Enjoy Pistachio Crusted Salmon!

Serve with Cabbage Slaw with Dill and Chilled Strawberries with Warm Rhubarb Compote

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