Dukkah-Crusted Salmon Recipe

Dukkah-Crusted Salmon
Difficulty: Easy | Total Time: 15 mins | Active Time: | Makes: 4 servings

Spice up simple salmon fillets with a dusting of dukkah, a Middle Eastern spice and nut mixture commonly used as a dip in Egyptian cooking.

What to buy: If you have the time, you can make your own dukkah. Otherwise look for it at gourmet grocery stores, Middle Eastern stores, or online at Spice Bazaar or Juliet Mae.

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INGREDIENTS
  • 4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets (preferably wild), pin bones removed
  • 1 tablespoon walnut oil
  • 2 tablespoons dukkah
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Heat the oven to 425°F and arrange a rack in the middle.
  2. Rinse salmon, pat dry with paper towels, and place on a baking sheet. Drizzle fillets with oil and sprinkle with dukkah, salt, and pepper.
  3. Bake salmon until the center is firm to the touch but not hard, about 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from the oven and serve immediately.