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Pistachio Crusted Salmon

Here’s a super-quick and easy dinner that’s packed with healthy fats and protein.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 1 fillet

  • Calories 295
  • Carbohydrate 9 g
  • Protein 29 g
  • Fat 15 g
  • Saturated Fat 2.4 g
  • Sugar 1 g
  • Dietary Fiber 2 g
  • Cholesterol 75 mg
  • Sodium 85 mg

This Recipe Serves 4

Ingredients

6 tablespoons hulled pistachios, finely chopped
¼ cup buckwheat flour
2 egg whites, beaten
4 (4-ounce) salmon fillets
Cooking Spray

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a shallow dish, combine pistachios and flour. In another shallow dish, add egg whites.
  3. Dip one side of the salmon in egg whites and then press into pistachio mixture.
  4. Place fillets nut side up on nonstick baking sheet.
  5. Repeat for remaining three fillets. Spray top of fillets with cooking spray.
  6. Bake for 25 minutes.

From The Healthy Carb Cookbook by Chef Jennifer Bucko, MCFE, & Lara Rondinelli, RD, LDN, CDE

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