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Pistachio crusted salmon

Recipe Information

Servings 4
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 10 Minutes
Total Time 20 Minutes
Difficulty Intermediate
Main Ingredient Salmon; Pistachios
Category Seafood; Nuts, Fats, & Oils
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Main Dish
Cuisine American
Cook Method Baking
Diet Low Calorie; Low Carb; Low Cholesterol; Heart Healthy; High Protein


  • 4 salmon fillets (3-ounce each)

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 

  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs 

  • 1 ounce pistachios, shelled

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 shallot, minced

  • Nonstick cooking spray 

  • Salt, to taste

  • Ground black pepper, to taste



  • Preheat the oven to 425�F.

  • Chop the pistachios in a food processor or with a knife until they are the size of breadcrumbs.

  • Mix the chopped pistachios with the breadcrumbs, garlic, and shallots in a large bowl. When combined, place the mixture on a deep plate.

  • Sprinkle the desired amount of salt and pepper onto the salmon fillets.

  • Evenly spread mustard on one side of the salmon. Coat that same side with the pistachio mixture.

  • Spray a baking sheet with the cooking spray and place the salmon on it.

  • Bake the fish for about 10 minutes, or until the fish is completely cooked. Serve immediately.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 229 cal

  • Total fat: 12g

  • Saturated fat: 3g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 6g

  • Cholesterol: 43mg

  • Sodium: 181mg

  • Potassium: 449mg

  • Carbohydrate: 8g

  • Fiber: 1g

  • Protein: 20g