Baked Salmon with Crusted Pistachio
The Baked Salmon with Crusted Pistachio is really easy to make and you can impress your loved ones with this simple dish. A special honey lemon mustard sauce coats the entire salmon, giving this dish a really unique zesty sweet taste - ideal for picky eaters who find salmon a little too fishy to their liking.  Best of all, no oil is needed to cook this dish!
Servings Prep Time
1person 15minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
1person 15minutes
Cook Time
  • 256g salmon filletbones removed
  • 3/4cup pistachio nutsde-shelled and chop into small pieces
  • 2tbsp panko bread crumbs
  • ½slice lemonextract juiced
  • ¼tsp lemon zest
  • 2tbsp dijon or course grain mustard
  • 1tbsp honey
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • A handful of baby spinachor any salad as desired
  • 5 cherry tomatosliced halved
  • 1 lemon slice
Step 1: Prepare the condiments and pistachio mixture
  1. In a small bowl, combine lemon juice, lemon zest, mustard and honey. Mix well and set aside.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine chopped pistachio, panko and olive oil. Mix well and set aside.
Step 2: Pan sear the salmon
  1. Heat up a frying pan over stove. Place the salmon skin side down, cook for 3 minutes over high heat to brown the skin.
  2. Remove from flame. Spread a layer of condiment mixture, follow by the chopped pistachio mixture. Press to adhere.
Step 3: Bake salmon in oven
  1. Preheat the oven at 190 degrees for 10 mins.
  2. Transfer the pan to the oven and bake it for 8 – 10 mins, depending on the size of the salmon fillet.
Step 4: Plate and ready to serve
  1. On a plate, lay the salmon fillet on it. Plate it with the salad and lemon slice and ready to serve.