Lemon- and Parmesan-Crusted Salmon

Now you can make crusted salmon that tastes like it's from a fine seafood restaurant!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
salmon fillet, 1 1/4 pounds
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1/4
teaspoon salt
3/4
cup fresh white bread crumbs, 1 slice
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
2
tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves

  • 1 Heat oven to 375ºF. Spray shallow baking pan with cooking spray. Pat salmon dry with paper towel. Place salmon, skin side down, in pan; brush with 1 tablespoon of the butter. Sprinkle with salt.
  • 2 Mix bread crumbs, cheese, onions, lemon peel and thyme in small bowl. Stir in remaining 1 tablespoon butter. Press bread crumb mixture evenly on salmon.
  • 3 Bake uncovered 15 to 25 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with fork. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

A bread with a medium texture instead of a soft texture works best for this recipe so the topping bakes up crunchy. It’s also best to serve the fish as soon as it comes out of the oven.

This recipe can easily be doubled for 8 servings.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
145 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16 g
16 %
(Saturated Fat
7 g,
7 %
),
Cholesterol
115 mg
115 %;
Sodium
420 mg
420 %;
Total Carbohydrate
4 g
4 %
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
33 g
33 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
5 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.