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Almond Crusted Salmon

  • 15 minutes
  • 9 ingredients
  • Almonds
  • Easy
  • servings


  • 2 cups Diamond of California® Whole Almonds, ground
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp parsley, chiffonade
  • 1 each lemon, zest only
  • 2 tbsp tarragon dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 salmon filets (6 ounces each)
  • lemon wedges, for serving

The Steps

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Line a baking pan with foil and spray lightly with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, combine ground almonds, cumin powder, lemon zest, salt, parsley and olive oil.
  3. Place the salmon fillets on the prepared baking sheet. Take ½ Tbl. tarragon dijon and spread over top of each filet. Then divide the almond mixture between the 4 fillets. Lightly press the breading into the fish.
  4. Bake until desired doneness, 8-10 minutes. Serve with lemon wedges.

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