Pistachio-crusted salmon


  • Prep Time5 mins
  • Total Time5 mins
  • Makes6 servings
*PLUS Roasting Time: 14 minutes
Pistachio-crusted salmon


  • 6 skinless salmon fillets

  • 1 pinch salt and pepper

  • 1/4 cup maple syrup

  • 1 tsp curry powder

  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard

  • 1/2 cup shelled pistachios


  • Preheat oven to 400F (200C). Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with oil. Place fillets on foil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. In a bowl, stir maple syrup with curry powder and Dijon. Coarsely chop pistachios. Spoon half of maple mixture over fillets, then sprinkle with pistachios. Spoon remaining maple mixture over nuts.

  • Bake in centre of preheated oven until a knife tip inserted in thickest part of fish comes out warm, 14 to 16 min. Excellent with steamed baby bok choy and basmati rice.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 369, Protein 32g, Carbohydrates 12g, Fat 21g, Fibre 1g, Sodium 93mg.

A maple syrup-glazed pistachio crust adds a festive note to salmon fillets.