Cocoa-Almond Crusted Salmon Recipe

Cocoa-Almond Crusted Salmon
Cocoa-Almond Crusted Salmon

Salmon is a versatile and nutritious fish that can be prepared in various ways. If you’re looking for a delicious and easy-to-make salmon recipe, look no further than this cocoa-almond crusted salmon. With just a few simple ingredients, you can create a flavorful and impressive dish that will please your taste buds. This recipe, developed and tested by the Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen, guarantees a delightful dining experience for you and your family.

Ingredients

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  • 4 6-ounce fresh salmon fillets, with skin
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 ½ teaspoon light rum
  • ½ cup blanched almonds, toasted and finely chopped
  • 1 ½ teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Lime wedges

Instructions

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  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Rinse the salmon fillets and pat them dry with paper towels.
  3. In a small bowl, combine lime juice and rum. Brush the salmon lightly with this mixture and let it stand at room temperature for 10 minutes.
  4. In another small bowl, stir together the chopped almonds, cocoa powder, salt, coriander, and black pepper. Set this mixture aside.
  5. Brush the salmon fillets generously with olive oil.
  6. In a large nonstick skillet, cook the salmon fillets with the flesh sides down over medium-high heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until they turn light brown.
  7. Carefully transfer the salmon fillets, flesh sides up, to the prepared baking sheet.
  8. Bake the salmon in the preheated oven for 10 minutes.
  9. Remove the salmon from the oven and top each fillet with the almond mixture, pressing firmly to adhere.
  10. Bake for an additional minute or until the salmon flakes easily when tested with a fork.
  11. Serve the cocoa-almond crusted salmon immediately with lime wedges for an extra burst of flavor.

Nutritional Information

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This cocoa-almond crusted salmon recipe makes approximately 4 servings. The following nutritional information is provided per serving:

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  • Calories: 390
  • Total Fat: 24g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 94mg
  • Sodium: 224mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 6g
  • Total Sugars: 1g
  • Protein: 38g
  • Vitamin C: 5.9mg
  • Calcium: 70.7mg
  • Iron: 2.2mg
  • Potassium: 986mg
  • Folate: 52.4mcg
  • Vitamin B-12: 5.5mcg
  • Vitamin B-6: 1.5mg

Please note that the percentages mentioned are based on a daily diet of 2,000 calories, and the nutritional values may vary depending on the specific ingredients used and any modifications made to the recipe.

Conclusion

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Cooking salmon at home has never been easier with this cocoa-almond crusted salmon recipe. The combination of almonds, cocoa, and spices adds a unique and delightful twist to this popular fish. Impress your family and friends with a dish that’s not only delicious but also healthy and packed with essential nutrients. Enjoy this flavorful creation as a main course and savor the rich flavors and textures it offers.

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