Salmon With a Pine Nut Crust

Recipe by evelynathens
READY IN: 35mins




  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (170C).
  • Spread the breadcrumbs and pine nuts in a baking dish and bake for 10 minutes. (Chopped almonds may be used in place of the pine nuts.).
  • Wash the salmon fillets.
  • Pat dry, and brush with the Dijon mustard.
  • Sprinkle the bread crumb mixture over the salmon steaks, pressing to adhere to the fish.
  • Heat the oil, butter and shallot in oven-proof skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add salmon, crumb-side down and cook until golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Turn fish over.
  • Transfer skillet to oven.
  • Bake 8 to 10 minutes more, until cooked.
  • For the sauce: Reduce the lemon juice in a saucepan to 1 teaspoon.
  • Add the heavy cream and boil until slightly thickened.
  • Whisk in the butter until smooth. Add the fresh dill.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.