Crunchy Walnut-Crusted Salmon Fillets

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Serving: 3

Featured in the Living Well Eating Smart newsletter issue #87 (January 9th to March 18th, 2020).

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Ingredients

Directions

1. Wash hands with soap and water.

2. Rinse all fresh produce items under cold running water prior to prepping.

3. Place walnuts in food processor; coarsely chop.

4. Add breadcrumbs, lemon rind, olive oil and dill; pulse until crumbly. Mixture should stick together. Season with salt and pepper; set aside.

5. Arrange salmon fillets skin-side down on parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Brush tops with mustard.

6. Spoon walnut crumb mixture over each fillet; gently pressing crumb mixture into surface of fish.

7. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate up to 2 hours.

8. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 to 20 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees Fahrenheit as verified with an instant-read food thermometer.

9. Just before serving, sprinkle each fillet with lemon juice.

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Nutrition Facts

Recipe from California Walnuts. Visit walnuts.org for more recipe inspirations.

Calories 655
Total Fat 51 g
Saturated Fat 6 g
Cholesterol 50 mg
Sodium 260 mg
Carbohydrates 15 g
Fiber 5 g
Protein 40 g