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Pistachio Baked Salmon Recipe

Pistachio Baked Salmon Recipe

Next time you're rushed by last-minute guests, try this fancy, flavorful salmon. With pistachios, brown sugar and dill, it's a guaranteed hit. —Cathy Hudak, Wadsworth, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 6 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1 cup pistachios, chopped
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. Preheat oven to 425°. Place salmon in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Combine remaining ingredients; spoon over salmon.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, 12-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet equals 505 calories, 28 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 100 mg cholesterol, 194 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 39 g protein.

Reviews for Pistachio Baked Salmon

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Reviewed Dec. 14, 2011

"that pistachio really makes it crispy.."

Reviewed Oct. 22, 2011

"Easy to make and delicious. Will make it again for sure."

Reviewed May. 1, 2011

"Not as is, I would alter it and make a lighter, healthier version... Thanks for the inspired Idea though!!"

Reviewed Jul. 17, 2010

"Very easy to make and great flavor!"

Reviewed Jun. 24, 2010

"Awesome! This is easy to prepare and tastes great!"

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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