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The pistachio crusted salmon is mouth-watering!

Salmon in pistachio crust

For a second course based on very tasty fish, prepare a salmon fillet in a pistachio crust, with a very crunchy breading.

There is nothing better than a second course based on fish to delight your guests. Today’s proposal is the simple preparation of salmon in a pistachio crust. The starting point is a tender and fresh salmon fillet , embellished with a fantastic crust on the surface. To make it, you need to create a mix of breadcrumbs and chopped pistachios . With a few other ingredients, the dish is ready to be cooked. At this point, you have two methods to choose from: bake it in the oven or comfortably in a pan .

Salmon in pistachio crust
Salmon in pistachio crust

Preparation of the recipe for pistachio crusted salmon

  1. Remove the skin from the salmon fillet with a knife and wash it under running water.
  2. Dab with absorbent paper and cut it into 2 pieces.
  3. For the breading, shell the pistachios and pour them into the bowl of a mixer.
  4. Add the breadcrumbs , Parmesan , parsley , garlic , pepper and salt . Chop everything together.
  5. Cover a low-sided baking tray with parchment paper.
  6. Transfer the breading obtained to a tray. Roll the salmon steaks in it, or simply spread it over their surface to cover only the top. Gradually, transfer them to the pan.
  7. Sprinkle a drizzle of oil on the various pieces of fish. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 ° C for 25 minutes . Once cooked, it is ready to be served.

Variation for pan-fried pistachio-crusted salmon

If you want to avoid using the oven, you can cook these breaded fish fillets in a pan. The method for cleaning the salmon and making this particular breading is the same. When you need to cook it, take a non-stick pan and cover the bottom with plenty of olive oil. Heat for a few seconds and then put the two slices inside, covered with the breading on each side. Cook each for a few minutes on each side, over medium heat .


The best advice is to immediately consume the salmon au gratin with pistachios. You can keep it covered with plastic wrap in the fridge for 2-3 days and heat it in the oven if necessary.

Another simple recipe with this ingredient is that of marinated salmon .

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