About this recipe: This pistachio-crusted salmon with lemon herb sauce is a delightful combination of crunchy pistachios and zesty flavors. The nutty crust adds texture to the tender salmon, while the refreshing lemon herb sauce brings a burst of freshness to each bite. Serves 4
● 4 salmon filets (6 oz each)
● 1 cup shelled pistachios, finely chopped
● 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
● 1 tablespoon honey
● Zest of 1 lemon
● Salt and pepper to taste
● 1/4 cup Greek yogurt
● 2 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs (such as dill, parsley, or basil)
● Juice of 1 lemon
1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. In a shallow dish, combine finely chopped pistachios, Dijon mustard, honey, lemon zest, salt, and pepper.
3. Coat each salmon filet with the pistachio mixture, pressing gently to adhere.
4. Place the coated salmon filets on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes, or until the salmon is cooked through and the pistachio crust is golden brown.
5. In a small bowl, whisk together Greek yogurt, chopped fresh herbs, lemon juice, salt, and pepper to create the lemon herb sauce.
6. Serve the pistachio-crusted salmon with a dollop of lemon herb sauce on top. Enjoy the delightful combination of flavors and textures in this elegant dish.