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Pistachio Crusted Salmon with Onion Chive Butter

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword seafood
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Cherry on My Sundae


Pistachio crusted salmon

  • 1 lb salmon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • cup pistachios ground

Onion chive butter

  • 2 tablespoon butter melted
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon chives finely chopped


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Season salmon with salt and pepper. Combine lemon zest, lemon juice, honey and Dijon mustard. Spread honey Dijon mustard mixture evenly on the salmon. Sprinkle ground pistachios on top. Bake salmon for 15 minutes or until the fish flakes easily. Remove from the oven.
  • Meanwhile, make the onion chive butter. Mix together melted butter with onion powder, garlic powder, and chives until well combined. Drizzle on the salmon and serve immediately.