Salmon with a pistachio and basil crust

Salmon with a pistachio and basil crust
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Method

  1. Place the breadcrumbs, pistachio nuts, basil, Parmesan and oil in food processor and process for 30 seconds or until just combined.
  2. Place the salmon fillets on a non-stick baking sheet, side-side closes to the tray, top with the breadcrumb mixture, pressing it down gently with the palm of your hand.
  3. Place in a hot oven 200C/gas mark 6 for 15-20mins or until the salmon is cooked through.
  4. Serve with new potatoes, tender stem broccoli, asparagus or green beans.

Recipe from www.americanpistachios.org/

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Tip

Serve this deliciously nut crusted salmon with green veg and new potatoes

Ingredients

100g (4oz) fresh white breadcrumbs
75g (3oz) shelled pistachio nuts
50g (2oz) freshly grated Parmesan
3 tbsp olive oil
Large handful fresh basil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
4 salmon fillets
Tender stem broccoli, asparagus or green beans to serve

Notes

Time: 10 mins
Serves: 4
Nutrition: 591 cals, Fat 38g (sat fat 7.5g)