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Almond-Crusted Salmon

I like to serve this crunchy almond-crusted salmon with lots of mango salsa. It's a beautiful dish you might want to share with that special someone. —Marc Nadeau, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 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)


  • 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.
  • Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 10-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
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  • cams
    Feb 1, 2012

    Yes, I did modify it by replacing the almonds with Walnuts -- Awesome!

  • cams
    Feb 1, 2012

    So easy, so tasty, and so nutritious too!