Walnut & Herb Crusted SalmonSalmon is topped with mixture of walnuts and herbs, which forms a crispy crust.

Total Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4

Recipe author: Caitlin Sherwood


  • 1 pound salmon fillet
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 cup parsley, minced
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 teaspoon each of salt & pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, and place salmon on top. Set aside.
  2. Place walnuts, parsley, oregano, garlic, lemon zest, and salt & pepper in food processor. Pulse until a fine crumb forms.
  3. Using your hands, pat crumb mixture oven the fleshy side of the fish, creating an even layer (watch the video above!)
  4. Place salmon in the oven and bake for 8-15 minutes, until salmon is flakely and opaque (8 minutes for a thin fillet, 12 for a medium fillet, and 15 for a thicker fillet). Remove from oven and allow to cool 5-10 minutes before serving.

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