Herb-Crusted Salmon

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This herb-crusted salmon recipe is packed with protein (& flavor) and is perfect for any night of the week - especially a fish Friday!

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings


- 1 pound salmon, divided into 4 equal portions
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 1/4 teaspoon salt (1/8 teaspoon to season fish, 1/8 teaspoon for bread crumb mixture)
- Freshly ground black pepper
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh herbs, such as tarragon, chive, parsley, cilantro (or 2 tablespoons dried herbs)
- 1 cup whole wheat cracker crumbs
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1/2 lemon, cut into wedges


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Season salmon with oil, 1/8 teaspoon salt and black pepper to taste.
  3. Place salmon on a sheet tray and top with herbs.
  4. In a medium bowl, thoroughly combine cracker crumbs, eggs and remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt and additional black pepper to taste.
  5. Place cracker crumb mixture on top of herbs and pat to make a crust.
  6. Place sheet tray in oven and bake until there is just a little bit of pink in the middle of the salmon, about 5 minutes depending on the thickness of the fish. Turn over to broil and cook for an additional 2 minutes to brown crust, taking care not to burn. Serve with wedge of lemon.

Nutrition Facts (Per serving):
Calories: 253, Total Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 2.2g, Protein: 29g, Carbohydrate: 14g, Cholesterol: 133mg, Calcium: 70mg, Dietary Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 1g, Sodium: 351mg.

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