Panko Pistachio Crusted Salmon

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Panko Pistachio Crusted Salmon is the perfect combination of nutty pistachios, crispy panko, sweet maple syrup, and creamy salmon. When it’s all done, you’ll have a complex and richly flavoured fish. It’s delicious straight out of the oven or even cold the next day.

  • Author: Jessica
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x


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  • 1 pound salmon, fillets
  • 1/2 cup pistachios, shelled and chopped
  • 1/4 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 lemon, wedged (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. In a small bowl, combine pistachio, panko, parsley, oil, and paprika.
  3. In another bowl, combine maple syrup and mustard.
  4. Place salmon on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper.
  5. Spread the maple mixture evenly over the salmon. Top with pistachio panko mixture.
  6. Bake salmon for 10 to 12 minutes or until it flakes easily with a fork.
  7. Serve with lemon wedges and enjoy!

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