Pecan-Crusted Honey Mustard Salmon
Picture this: a succulent piece of salmon, encrusted with the rich crunch of pecans, glazed with a delicate layer of honey mustard. This Pecan-Crusted Honey Mustard Salmon recipe takes your taste buds on an exquisite journey of flavors and textures. It’s a dish that effortlessly combines elegance with the comforts of home cooking.
- 4 salmon fillets
- 1 cup pecans, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a bowl, mix the Dijon mustard, honey, olive oil, lemon zest, salt, and pepper. This is your flavorful glaze.
- Pat the salmon fillets dry with a paper towel. Brush each fillet with the honey mustard glaze.
- Press the finely chopped pecans onto the top of each fillet, creating a generous crust.
- Place the pecan-crusted salmon fillets on the prepared baking sheet.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the salmon flakes easily with a fork.
- Once done, remove the salmon from the oven and let it rest for a minute before serving.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
A harmonious blend of succulent salmon, crunchy pecans, and sweet honey mustard glaze.
Nutrition information: Calories per serving – 320, Protein – 25g, Carbohydrates – 9g, Fat – 21g
Picture yourself savoring each delightful bite of this Pecan-Crusted Honey Mustard Salmon. The pecan crust adds a satisfying crunch that complements the tender salmon, while the honey mustard glaze elevates the flavors to a whole new level. Whether you’re entertaining guests or treating yourself to a gourmet dinner, this recipe promises a culinary experience that’s both impressive and heartwarming. Share in the joy of good food and good company with this extraordinary dish.