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Almond-Crusted Salmon Recipe

Marc Nadeau of Salt Lake City, Utah likes to serve this crunchy fish with lots of mango salsa. It's a beautiful dish you might want to share with that special someone.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 tablespoon dried cilantro flakes
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • 2 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)

Directions

  • 1. In a shallow bowl, beat egg whites, cilantro, lemon juice, ginger and cayenne. Place almonds in another shallow bowl. Dip salmon in egg mixture, then coat with almonds.
  • 2. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 10-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 2 servings.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.