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Almond Crusted Salmon

  • 20 minutes
  • 8 ingredients
  • Almonds
  • Easy
  • servings


  • 1/4 cup Diamond of California® sliced almonds, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons chopped basil
  • zest of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 salmon fillets (6-8 ounces each)
  • sliced lemons, for serving

The Steps

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking pan with foil and spray lightly with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the almonds, panko, basil, lemon zest, salt and pepper.
  3. Place the salmon fillets on the prepared baking sheet. Divide the almond mixture between the 4 fillets and sprinkle over the tops. Lightly press the breading into the fish.
  4. Bake until desired doneness, 8-10 minutes. Serve with additional lemon slices for squeezing.

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