Walnut-Crusted Ginger Salmon Recipe
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Walnut-Crusted Ginger Salmon Recipe

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For those who aren’t wild about fish, this gingery salmon is a game-changer. Baking on foil makes for extra-easy cleanup. —Becky Walch, Orland, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet: 349 calories, 22g fat (4g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 468mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 31g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat.


  1. Preheat oven to 425°. In a small bowl, mix brown sugar, soy sauce, mustard, ginger and salt until blended. Brush over fillets; sprinkle with walnuts.
  2. Transfer to a foil-lined 15x10x1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake 12-15 minutes or until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Walnut-Crusted Ginger Salmon in Taste of Home November 2015, p28

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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havingfunwithmyfamily User ID: 7043692 236752
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2015

"I have had disappointment with fish recipes, in the past. The only flavor I usually get is the fish itself. That's not true with this recipe. The salmon was flavored perfectly. I caught myself going back for seconds. I'm so happy to have found a really good compliment to Salmon! Thank you!"

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