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Pistachio-crusted salmon is a gourmet dinner without the gourmet skills! Prepare this with a handful of ingredients in less than 20 minutes! | aheadofthyme.com

Pistachio-Crusted Salmon


  • Author: Sam | Ahead of Thyme
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Seafood

Description

Pistachio-crusted salmon is a gourmet dinner without the gourmet skills! Prepare this with a handful of ingredients in less than 20 minutes!


Ingredients

  • 2 wild salmon fillets, approximately 6 ounces (175 g) grams each
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/3 cup pistachios, coarsely chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Rinse salmon and pat dry. Place salmon on a lined baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. In a small bowl, combine garlic, olive oil, mustard, lemon juice, and honey. Spread 3/4 of the mixture evenly over the salmon.
  4. Add pistachios to remaining mixture and stir to combine. Spoon pistachio mixture on top and press lightly into salmon using the back of a spoon.
  5. Bake for 15-20 minutes until salmon is flaky.
  6. Remove from oven and let rest for 5 minutes before serving.