Seared Salmon with Pistachio Gremolata


This salmon recipe is full of fresh herbs like parsley and mint. The pistachio gremolata makes a bright and fresh sauce for this salmon dinner recipe.

Seared Salmon Pistachio Gremolata
Photo: Jacob Fox
Total Time:
25 mins


  • cup roasted salted pistachio nuts, finely chopped

  • cup chopped fresh parsley

  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh mint

  • 1 tablespoon orange zest

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 pound salmon fillet, skinned and cut into 4 pieces

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


  1. For pistachio gremolata, in a small bowl combine the first seven ingredients (through 1/8 teaspoon salt).

  2. In a very large skillet heat 1 Tbsp. olive oil over medium-high heat. Season salmon with 1/4 tsp. each salt and pepper. Carefully place salmon in skillet. Cook 3 minutes. Turn and cook 3 minutes more or just until salmon flakes. Top with pistachio gremolata.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

288 Calories
19g Fat
4g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 288
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 318mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 10mg 50%
Calcium 44mg 3%
Iron 2.1mg 12%
Potassium 715mg 15%
Folate, total 43.6mcg
Vitamin B-12 2.9mcg
Vitamin B-6 1mg

*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.

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