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Lemon Almond Crusted Salmon
6-8 oz salmon fillets
⁄2 cup almonds
chopped or crushed
salt and pepper to taste
Season salmon with salt and pepper. Brush with a thin layer of olive oil.
Pre-heat a large heavy pan to medium/high heat. Pour 1 tablespoon olive oil in pan.
While the oil is heating, combine the crushed almonds, panko, and lemon zest in a medium shallow bowl. Dip salmon fillets into mixture and place in pan.
Cook for 5 minutes per side or until the almond are golden and the center is cooked through. Note, the salmon will continue to cook as it rests.
The calorie count looks high but keep in mind salmon and almonds are naturally high in healthy fats that are good for you <3