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Crumb-Topped Salmon Recipe

Crumb-Topped Salmon Recipe

Her family of fishermen keeps Perlene Hoekema of Lynden, Washington supplied with the star ingredient for this well-loved recipe. "Often we catch enough to share and sometimes send some of our delicious Northwest salmon to Michigan for my sister to enjoy," Perlene relates.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups soft bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
  • Refrigerated butter-flavored spray

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients; set aside.
  • 2. Pat salmon dry. Place, skin side down, in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Spritz salmon with butter-flavored spray; cover with crumb mixture. Spritz crumbs with butter-flavored spray.
  • 3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One salmon fillet equals 371 calories, 19 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 113 mg cholesterol, 525 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 36 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2-1/2 fat, 1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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