As last week’s post was about nuts I thought I’d do the kind thing and provide you with a yummy recipe your whole family can enjoy which show you the versatility of nuts within your diet.
This recipe is delicious, very healthy and packs a protein punch.
Oven Baked Walnut Crusted Salmon
4 x 4oz wild salmon
½ cup walnuts
Pinch of cayenne pepper
Juice of ½ fresh lemon
1 red pepper chopped
2 tablespoon coconut oil
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
2 pinches of ground black pepper
2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
Preheat the oven to 180c.
Spread the walnuts on a baking sheet and bake for 8 minutes.
Allow to cool and then chop finely and transfer to a bowl.
Add the cayenne, lemon juice, chopped red pepper, 1 tbsp. coconut oil, ½ tbsp. extra virgin olive oil and 2 tablespoons parsley. Add a pinch of black pepper to taste.
Turn up oven temperature to 200c.
Combine the remaining 1 tbsp. coconut oil, ½ tbsp. extra virgin olive oil and 2 tablespoons parsley, the chives, lemon zest, and pinch black pepper into a bowl.
Rub the herb mixture all over the salmon. Lay skin-side down in a baking dish and oven bake for 14 minutes.
Once cooked allow it to rest for 3 minutes.
Transfer to plates and top with the walnut topping.
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