Recipes and Cooking Cocoa-Almond Crusted Salmon 5.0 (2) Once you learn how to cook salmon at home, it will be a mainstay on your family's dinner menu! Especially with this warmly-spiced almond-crusted creation that can be on your table in 30 minutes. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on January 14, 2014 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Kritsada Panichgul Prep Time: 20 mins Bake Time: 11 mins Total Time: 31 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 4 6 ounce fresh salmon fillets, with skin 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 ½ teaspoon light rum ½ cup blanched almonds, toasted and finely chopped 1 ½ teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder ¼ teaspoon salt ⅛ teaspoon ground coriander ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper 1 - 2 tablespoon olive oil Lime wedges Directions Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside. Rinse salmon; pat dry with paper towels. In a small bowl combine lime juice and rum. Brush salmon lightly with lime mixture. Let stand at room temperature for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, in another small bowl stir together almonds, cocoa powder, salt, coriander, and pepper; set aside. Brush salmon generously with oil. In a large nonstick skillet cook salmon, flesh sides down, over medium-high heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until light brown. Carefully transfer salmon, flesh sides up, to the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove salmon from oven. Top salmon with almond mixture, pressing firmly to adhere. Bake about 1 minute more or until salmon flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serve immediately with lime wedges. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 390 Calories 24g Fat 6g Carbs 38g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 390 % Daily Value * Total Fat 24g 31% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 94mg 31% Sodium 224mg 10% Total Carbohydrate 6g 2% Total Sugars 1g Protein 38g Vitamin C 5.9mg 30% Calcium 70.7mg 5% Iron 2.2mg 12% Potassium 986mg 21% Folate, total 52.4mcg Vitamin B-12 5.5mcg Vitamin B-6 1.5mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.