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Roasted Salmon Fillets /Crusted Pecorino/ Pesto

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

For an Itlian twist to an old favorite, this recipe is a must.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

4
salmon fillet portions
4 Tbsp
pecorino cheese, finely grated
juice of a lemon
4 Tbsp
breadcrumbs, fresh
olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
4 Tbsp
pesto sauce, freshly made:

PESTO SAUCE

3/4 c
fresh basil
3 clove
garlic
6 Tbsp
olive oil
1 c
freshly grated parmesan cheese
1/4 c
pine nuts (optional)
salt and pepper to taste

Step-By-Step

1Squeeze lemon juice over each salmon fillet.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
2Make pesto by putting ingredients in a blender and making a puree.
3Give pesto a good stir. Measure 4 tablespoons of pesto and mix with 1/3 of the breadcrumbs to form a paste. Spread a thick coating on each salmon fillet.
4Give pesto a good stir. Measure 4 tablespoons of pesto and mix with 1/3 of the breadcrumbs to form a paste. Spread a thick coating on each salmon fillet.
5Place silver foil on oven tray, sprinkle with oil and bake on middle shelf in an oven at 400 F for 10 minutes.
6The top should be golden brown and crispy, while the salmon should be just cooked and still moist.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy