Nut-crusted salmon is a popular restaurant dish but you can easily make it at home with this recipe.
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- Makes: 4 servings
- Marinate: 20 mins
- Bake: 12 mins to 16 mins 425°F
- Rinse fish; pat dry with paper towels. Place fish in a plastic bag set in a deep bowl; set aside. Combine orange peel, orange juice, olive oil, and the 2 teaspoons tarragon; pour over fish, turning to coat. Seal bag; let stand at room temperature for 20 minutes.
- Meanwhile, preheat oven to 425 degee F. In a small dish combine mustard, melted margarine or butter, and honey; set aside. In another dish combine bread crumbs, pecans, parsley, and the remaining 2 teaspoons tarragon. Remove salmon from marinade; discard marinade.
- Place fish, skin side down, on greased shallow baking pan. Brush with mustard mixture; sprinkle with crumb mixture, pressing crumbs gently to coat. Bake, uncovered, for 12 to 16 minutes or until fish just flakes easily with a fork. If desired, sprinkle with additional tarragon and parsley. Garnish with lemon slices. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Tarragon-Pecan Salmon)
- Per serving:
- 327 kcal cal.,
- 20 g fat
- (4 g sat. fat,
- 38 mg chol.,
- 272 mg sodium,
- 9 g carb.,
- 1 g fiber,
- 26 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet