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Easy Almond Crusted Salmon

CUISINE

American

PREP

10 minutes

COOK

30 minutes

SERVINGS

4 Servings

Easy Almond Crusted Salmon

Ingredients:

Salmon
Zoodles

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Set the salmon on a foil-lined baking sheet skin side down. Sprinkle with garlic, salt and pepper.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the honey, mustard, olive oil, crushed almonds and paprika.
  3. Using a small spoon or clean hands to spread the mixture on the salmon.
  4. Roast the salmon for 15-18 minutes (test at 12) or when you start to see white form at the bottom or it starts to flake.
  5. Place the frozen or fresh zucchini noodles in a preheated nonstick skillet and cover with lid.
  6. Steam over medium-high heat until al dente (about 5 minutes), stirring occasionally. Remove zucchini, drain in colander.
  7. Add olive oil to hot skillet. Sauté garlic and seasoning until fragrant, about one minute,
  8. Add drained zucchini back to the pan. Season well with salt and pepper to taste.

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This easy almond crusted salmon recipe is a fun change up.

 

The crushed almonds paired with honey mustard makes a perfect crust and adds so much texture to baked salmon. Living in Alaska, it’s important to have a variety of healthy salmon recipes (depending on if you are a good fisherman or fisherwoman).

Packed with heart healthy fats and nutrients this recipe is a weeknight dinner winner. Most people are not meeting the American Heart Association recommendation of eating fish 2-3 times a week which is why I think you should give this recipe a try.

This easy almond crusted salmon recipe gets bonus points because it looks way fancier than it actually is. The almond crust is made up of ingredients you probably already have on hand and only takes a few minutes to prepare.

Almond Crusted Salmon Nutrition Info:

Salmon: is rich in long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, which have been shown to reduce inflammation, lower blood pressure and decrease risk factors for disease. Salmon provides 22–25 grams of protein per 3.5 ounce serving.

The combo of omega-3’s, selenium, and vitamins A and D are important for many body functions and overall health. Striving for at least two servings per week can reduce your risk of chronic illnesses like heart disease, diabetes, and cognitive decline.

Almonds: Almonds are high in healthy monounsaturated fats, fiber, protein and various important nutrients. Almonds are among the world’s best sources of vitamin E.

Zucchini: is a versatile squash rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. It may offer several health benefits, including better digestion and lower risk of heart disease.

Check out a few other easy salmon recipes:

Simple Salmon Recipe

Salmon Patty Recipe

Balsamic Salmon Recipe

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