Salmon Fillets with Country Herb Crust

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

The nutty flavor and texture make a nice crust on a favorite fish!


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Serves:

4 Servings

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4
(6 oz.) fresh salmon fillets

CRUST:

1/2 c
pecans, toasted*
1 1/2 tsp
minced fresh herb leaves (basil, oregano, dill or tarragon)
1 Tbsp
chilled butter or margarine, cut into small pieces
1/2 tsp
seasoned salt
1/2 tsp
lemon pepper seasoning

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Rinse salmon fillets and pat dry.

In food processor, coarsely chop toasted pecans. Add fresh herbs, butter, seasoned salt and pepper. Pulse process until all ingredients are mixed and a solid mixture forms.
2
Place salmon fillets skin side down on lightly greased baking pan. Top each fillet with nut mixture patting it on to form crust.
3
Bake in preheated 400 degree F. oven for 12 to 15 minutes. Salmon is done when meat flakes easily and is evenly colored. The salmon will continue to cook after it's removed from the oven.
4
Serve with quinoa or rice
5
*To toast pecans:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place nuts on baking sheet and bake for about 7 minutes or until lightly golden. Cool completely.

About this Recipe

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