Orange crusted salmon

Claire Williams

Deputy Editor, Monday, 24 October 2016

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Give your salmon a Christmassy twist with these festive flavourings


  • 4 fillets of salmon
  • 55g (2oz) pecan nuts
  • 35g (11/4oz) chopped cranberries
  • 30g (11/4oz) breadcrumbs
  • zest of two oranges
  • 2-3 tbsp olive oil
  • Seasoning



  1. Finely chop both the pecan nuts and cranberries into small bite size pieces.
  2. In a large mixing bowl place the chopped pecans, cranberries, breadcrumbs and orange zest and add olive oil.
  3. Stir thoroughly to ensure that the mixture is fully coated in olive oil, this will help firmly bind your topping together
  4. On a sheet of grease proof paper, spoon generous helpings of the mixture on to each salmon fillet
  5. Bake at 200C/400F/Gas Mark 6 in a pre-heated oven for 10-15 mins until the crust appears golden and crispy. 


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