Herb-Crusted Salmon

This was such a fast, easy recipe to make and most stocked kitchens will have these ingredients on hand (we used dried herbs in place of fresh and it worked great). Great flavor and I loved how the salmon turned golden and had a nice crispy crust to it. And it’s delicious!

salmon
Yeah, just ignore my somewhat burnt sweet potato fries on the side there. We like ’em crispy!

Herb-Crusted Salmon

Serves: 4
Recipe courtesy Cooking Light

1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano
2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary
2 teaspoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
4 6-ounce salmon fillets (about 1 inch thick), skinned
1/4 teaspoon salt

1. Combine first 7 ingredients in shallow dish or pie plate. Lightly ocat both sides of fillets with cooking spray, and sprinkle evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Dredge both sides of fillets in breadcrumbs mixture.

2. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add fillets to pan; cook 3 minutes. Reduce heat to medium; carefully turn fillets over. Cook 4 minute sor until fish flakes easily.

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~ by spontaneoustruth on October 19, 2009.

One Response to “Herb-Crusted Salmon”

  1. I’m going to make thsi for dinner tonight. It looks so yummy, fast & easy. Probably serve some zuccini and/or broccoli with it to round out our daily requirements 🙂

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