Recipe courtesy of Denise Guillemette

Denise's Walnut Crusted Salmon

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 50 min
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Inactive: 10 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1/2 cup white wine

1/4 cup lemon juice

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon chopped garlic

1/2 teaspoon crushed rosemary

1/2 teaspoon crushed thyme

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

4 (8 ounce) salmon fillets, skin on


1 cup finely chopped walnuts

1 cup finely chopped croutons

1 tablespoon chopped oregano

1 tablespoon chopped chives

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons lemon juice


  1. Preheat a grill.
  2. Mix marinade ingredients in a baking pan. Add salmon, turn to coat, and marinate for 10 minutes.
  3. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  4. In a small bowl, mix walnuts, croutons, oregano, chives, olive oil, and lemon juice. On a grill, place salmon meat side down for 4 minutes or until seared. Remove and place on foil lined baking sheet, skin side down. Lightly brush with marinade. Sprinkle crust on top. Bake for 4 to 8 minutes, or until the salmon is cooked to the desired doneness and the crust is golden.