Walnut crusted salmon

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If the winter blues have grabbed hold of you, you'll be happy to know that eating omega-3-rich foods like salmon, sardines, anchovies, flaxseed, walnuts and algae have been found to decrease depression.

Eating fish rich in omega-3 or tossing a tablespoon of sunflower seeds or walnuts into a cup of unsweetened yogurt will offer a mega mood boost when you need it most.

Walnut crusted salmon with lemon roasted broccoli recipe

Serves 4

For the salmon:

  • 1/2 cup whole-wheat panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup crushed walnuts
  • 1 pound salmon fillets
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

For the broccoli:

  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

Directions:

  1. For the salmon, preheat oven to 425 degrees F. In a small bowl, combine panko and walnuts; set aside.
  2. Place salmon fillets in a large baking dish. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; drizzle with lemon juice. Sprinkle panko mixture on the top of the fillets, pressing to coat. Place in oven and bake 15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  3. Meanwhile, for the broccoli, line a baking sheet with foil. Place broccoli on baking sheet, and season with salt and pepper. Drizzle with oil; toss to coat. Place in oven and bake eight minutes or until tender. Serve with salmon.

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Comments on "Walnut crusted salmon recipe"

Lauren October 28, 2013 | 6:56 PM

Could you do this without the bread crumbs? My boyfriend is on a diet & those aren't on the diet, but everything else is.

Estelle Berler January 20, 2013 | 10:43 PM

Can't wait to make this it looks amazing !!

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