Panko Crusted Salmon with Basil Sauce

Panko Crusted Salmon with Basil Sauce

This excellent salmon is easy, elegant and impressive. Serve with steamed or grilled asparagus and angel hair pasta tossed with olive oil and parsley.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1 1/2
lb salmon fillet (1 inch thick)
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1/2
cup Progresso® Italian style panko bread crumbs
1/4
cup shredded Italian cheese blend (2 oz)
1
can (18 oz) Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ creamy Parmesan basil cooking sauce, heated
Garnishes, If Desired
Fresh basil leaves
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Spray shallow baking pan with cooking spray. Pat salmon dry with paper towels. Place salmon, skin side down, in pan. Brush with 1 tablespoon of the melted butter.
  2. In small bowl, mix bread crumbs, cheese and remaining melted butter. Lightly press bread crumb mixture evenly on salmon.
  3. Bake uncovered 15 to 25 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork. Serve heated cooking sauce over fish. Sprinkle with fresh basil leaves.
Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 480
    • (Calories from Fat 250),
  • Total Fat 28g
    • (Saturated Fat 10g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 125mg;
  • Sodium 890mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 15g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 42g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 5 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.