Parmesan Crusted Salmon


Posted: April 29

Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

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Parmesan Crusted Salmon takes fatty, savory salmon and makes it even more delicious! Add a crispy, garlicky, and sharply cheesy crust and you add a satisfying crunch to this quick weeknight dinner. The crust even has butter infused throughout for added richness. Serve with roasted vegetables, mashed potatoes, or a side salad for a delightful meal!


Ingredients

• 4 pounds salmon filets • 1 cup plain breadcrumbs • 1 cup parmesan cheese, grated • 1/3 cup parsley, finely chopped • 6 cloves garlic, minced • 1/2 cup butter, melted • salt, to taste • pepper, to taste • lemon wedges, to serve

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F with the rack positioned in the middle.

Step 2

Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

Step 3

Place the salmon skin-side down on the prepared baking sheet. Set it aside.

Step 4

In a mixing bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, parmesan, parsley, and garlic.

Step 5

Pour the melted butter over the breadcrumb mixture and season it with salt and pepper.

Step 6

Mix the breadcrumb mixture together until the butter is completely absorbed.

Step 7

Press the breadcrumb mixture into the salmon filet until completely covered.

Step 8

Lightly spray the salmon with cooking spray to achieve a nice, golden brown once baked.

Step 9

Place the salmon in the oven and bake until the salmon can be easily flaked with a fork, about 12-15 minutes.

Step 10

Slice the salmon into individual servings.

Step 11

Serve with the lemon wedges.


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