Snowcapped Salmon Recipe
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Snowcapped Salmon Recipe

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The name of this recipe is suggestive of my state's wondrous beauty. Alaska is known for its salmon, and this is one of my favorite ways to prepare it.—Ella Hosmer, Central, Alaska
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 520 calories, 50g fat (8g saturated fat), 49mg cholesterol, 446mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (trace sugars, trace fiber), 13g protein


  1. Sprinkle flour over salmon fillets. Place in a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish. In a small bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. In another bowl, combine the mayonnaise and mustard; fold in egg whites. Spoon over salmon. Sprinkle with cheese.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Snowcapped Salmon in The Best of Country Cooking Annual 2005, p45

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Jan. 3, 2016

"This recipe is definitely very rich and delicious. Whenever I make this, I'm always so proud of myself for making something so "gourmet" haha. Note: do NOT try to beat the egg whites by hand, use a mixer. I stood there for a good 5 minutes with my arm and wrist cramping up, trying to do it by hand."

Reviewed Aug. 6, 2015

"I made a it just as written and it was supremes and dish for company also."

Reviewed Aug. 3, 2015

"Very good flavor and texture, even my wife who doesn't like fish thought it was good!"

Reviewed Jun. 4, 2015

"What wonderful recip. The topping is very rich but oh so light * I made just 1/2 of the recipe and I cut back just a little bit on the mayonnaise. Bake time for our filets were right on the Money. Rich, moist and delicious. A Keeper *


Reviewed May. 18, 2014

"Simple and delicious! I was halfway thru the recipe before I discovered I was out of Parmesan, so I substituted a light sprinkling of shredded Jack cheese, and it was a hit! The topping adds just the right amount of flavor without overwhelming the salmon. I will definitely be doing this again with Parmesan!"

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