Almond herb crusted salmon

Almond & Herb Crusted Salmon

Give traditional Friday fish an upgrade to centre stage with our stunning, nutty topping

By , 23 February 2016
Almond & Herb Crusted Salmon
  • Ready in: 40 mins
  • Serves: 4
  • Price: £3.30 per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 282g serving contains
  • Energy 2867KJ 685KCAL
  • Fat high
  • Saturates high
  • Sugars low
  • Salt low
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 1017kJ/243kcal.
  • kg boneless salmon side
  • 50g breadcrumbs (ciabatta, or white bread, 1-2 days old)
  • 25g flaked almonds, toasted
  • Zest of 1 lemon, plus slices to serve
  • 1tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1tbsp finely chopped chives, plus whole chives, to serve
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 1tbsp Dijon mustard
  • Preheat the oven to 200F/ 180C Fan/Gas 6. Mix the breadcrumbs, almonds, zest, parsley, chives and garlic together. Add the oil and mix until coated – take care not to break up the almond flakes.

  • Line a baking tray with baking paper. Pat the salmon dry with kitchen roll and place the fish skin-side down on the tray. Brush on the mustard, then press the crumb mixture on top.

  • Cook for 25 mins in the oven, on the shelf under the potato stacks, or until the crust is golden and the fish is just cooked through. Garnish with lemon slices and chives.