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Maple Walnut Crusted Salmon

So deliciously tasty, this quick and easy Maple Walnut Crusted Salmon is bound to become a favorite. One of those recipes that you'll want to know by heart!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 464kcal
AUTHOR Neli Howard | Delicious Meets Healthy


  • 4 salmon filets

Walnut Crust

  • 1/2 cup walnut pieces
  • 1/4 cup fresh Italian parsley
  • 2 Tbsp gluten free breadcrumbs
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • 4 Tbsp unsalted ghee, or butter
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp coconut aminos
  • 1/8 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tsp arrowroot powder


  • Preheat oven to 400 F. Season salmon with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • Add the walnut crust ingredients in a food processor and process until mixture is finely chopped. Dredge each salmon filet with walnut mixture.
  • Add the glaze ingredients to a small sauce pan and heat over medium heat. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer until slightly thickened. Pour one half of the glaze over the walnut crusted salmon filets and reserve the other half to serve immediately before serving.
  • Bake salmon at 400 F for 15 minutes.


Nutrition Facts
Maple Walnut Crusted Salmon
Amount Per Serving (207 g)
Calories 464 Calories from Fat 269
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29.9g 46%
Saturated Fat 9.2g 46%
Polyunsaturated Fat 20.7g
Cholesterol 93mg 31%
Sodium 465mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1.7g 7%
Sugars 12.3g
Protein 32.2g 64%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Baked Salmon, Gluten Free, Low Carb, Paleo, Whole30
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