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Low Carb Walnut Crusted Salmon
Prep
4 mins
Cook
11 mins
Total
15 mins
 

On a ketogenic diet, fatty fish has time and time again been proven to decrease cholesterol and help with health overall. It’s easy to prepare, it’s getting cheaper and easier to source good salmon, and it’s super tasty! Plus, it’s really quick to make – just under 15 minutes from start to finish if you...

Course: Dinners + Mains
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Dinners + Mains
Diet: Low Carb
Servings: 2
Calories: 524 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup sugar free
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp dill
  • 2 salmon fillets (3 oz each)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Add walnuts, syrup, and mustard to a food processor.

  2. Pulse until mixture has a paste like consistency.

  3. Heat up a pan with oil until it’s very hot. Dry the salmon thoroughly and place it skin side down in pan. Let it sear for about 3 minutes.

  4. While it’s searing, add your walnut mixture to the top side of the salmon fillets.

  5. Transfer them to an oven and bake for about 8 minutes.

Nutrition Facts
Low Carb Walnut Crusted Salmon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 524 Calories from Fat 333
% Daily Value*
Fat 37g57%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 94mg31%
Sodium 187mg8%
Potassium 962mg27%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 39g78%
Vitamin A 68IU1%
Calcium 49mg5%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.