Crumb-Topped Salmon

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
Often we catch enough of our delicious Northwest salmon to send some to Michigan for my sister to enjoy. This crisp, lemony recipe is a tasty way to enjoy it. —Perlene Hoekema, Lynden, Washington
Crumb-Topped Salmon Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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 zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a bowl, combine first 8 ingredients. Toss with melted butter.
  2. Place salmon in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray, skin side down. Top with crumb mixture, patting gently. Bake until golden brown and fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, 12-15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 fillet: 339 calories, 19g fat (5g saturated fat), 93mg cholesterol, 507mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 31g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.