Honey-Dijon Salmon With Pecan Crust
1 1/2 pounds salmon fillet, cut into 6-ounce portions
* non-stick cooking spray
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon coarse-grain dijon mustard
1 tablespoon melted butter
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/3 cup soft bread crumbs
1/3 cup pecans, finely chopped
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
Heat oven to 450 degrees.
Rinse salmon under cold water and pat dry with paper towel. Place salm
on skin side down in a shallow baking dish coated with cooking spray.
Combine honey, mustard, butter, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
For breadcrumbs, place 1/2 slice wheat bread in a food processor or bl
ender. Pulse a few times and blend until crumbs are fine; remove to a
small bowl. Pulse pecans in processor until finely chopped. Blend brea
d crumbs,pecans and parsley.
Spread or brush mustard mixture over top and sides of salmon. Sprinkle
bread crumbs over tops of salmon. Press crumbs lightly against sides
if extra mixture remains.
Bake salmon 12 to 14 minutes depending on thickness (rule of thumb: 10
minutes per inch of thickness) until fish just begins to flake or unt
il a meat thermometer inserted horizontally into the center reads 150
degrees. Serve immediately.
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