Pistachio Crusted Salmon

This pistachio crusted salmon recipe calls for Dijon mustard and honey, however, grainy mustard and maple syrup would work just as well.

  • Author: Stephanie Kay
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 fillets 1x
  • Category: Mains
  • Method: Baked


  • 4 x 4oz salmon fillets
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 cup shelled pistachios, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 400° F.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, Dijon mustard and honey.
  3. Using a large knife or a food processor, roughly chop the pistachios into a coarse meal.
  4. Place salmon fillets on a baking sheet and season with sea salt.
  5. Spoon marinade evenly over each salmon fillet and top with crushed pistachios.
  6. Transfer to the oven and bake for 15 or until flaky and cooked through.
  7. Serve warm and enjoy!


Keywords: healthy, easy

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