Walnut-Crusted Salmon

Dinner ready in 30 minutes! Enjoy fish coated in honey-mustard sauce sprinkled with nutty herbed bread crumbs and baked to perfection – a scrumptious meal!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

2
slices firm whole wheat bread
3
tablespoons finely chopped walnuts (about 1 oz)
2
teaspoons olive or canola oil
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
4
teaspoons Dijon mustard
4
teaspoons honey
1 1/4
lb salmon fillets, cut into 4 serving pieces

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Grate bread on large side of a box grater. In small bowl, mix bread crumbs, walnuts, oil and thyme.
  • 2 In another small bowl, mix mustard and honey; spread over tops of salmon pieces. Sprinkle with bread crumb mixture, pressing gently so crumbs adhere. Place on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with fork and topping is lightly browned.

Expert Tips

A food processor easily makes bread crumbs and chops the walnuts. Tear the bread into pieces and place it in the processor work bowl with the walnuts.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
95mg
95%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
33g
33%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.