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Pistachio Crusted Salmon

Pistachio Crusted Salmon is the ultimate salmon recipe, quick, easy and super delicious. Soon to become your healthy, superfood, weeknight dinner recipe.

Course Dinner
Keyword Pistachio, Salmon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 1/2 pounds of skinless Salmon
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon Mustard
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 cup shelled pistachios finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Japanese Panko crumbs {gluten free}
  • 2 tablespoons Chives finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Parsley finely chopped
  • Pinch of Kosher salt and grind of pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Line baking sheet with foil for easy clean up. Place Salmon on baking sheet and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Place butter, mustard, and honey in a small bowl, mix to combine.
  4. Place bread crumbs, chives, parsley and pistachios in another small bowl, mix to combine.
  5. Spoon butter sauce on salmon and coat top of fish with sauce.
  6. Take about 1/2 of bread crumb mixture and cover fish, add more as needed. You will have extra, store in refrigerator for up to one week. It would be great on chicken or lamb.
  7. Bake Salmon for 15 minutes. Cut into fillets and serve!