Salmon With Pesto Crust

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by ChefDebs

My Dads fiancee gave this recipe to me when we were visiting in England recently. I cooked this the other day using wild alaskan salmon(found in Walmart,can you believe!) And it was superb,I made my own pesto as my garden is full of basil. Also I cant buy creme fraiche locally so I made my own by adding lemon juice to heavy cream until thickened.

Top Review by Tiippo iippo

This was very good definetly will do again. Tho my crust got alittle burned. gf loved this. i did marinate the fish for 3 hours with lemon, olive oil,bredcrumbs and pesto. Didnt use the rind coz my lemons werent organic.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the breadcrumbs, lemon rind, oil and pesto. Add the lemon juice. Remove the skin from the salmon, press on the crumbs and put on a greased baking tray and bake in a 400* oven for 15 mins or until salmon is cooked through.
  2. Sauce --
  3. Melt butter and whisk in the lemon juice, rind and creme fraiche.Pour the sauce on to plates and top with fish .

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