4 six-ounce fresh salmon fillets
COUNTRY HERB CRUST
1/2 cup toasted pecans
1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh herb leaves (basil, oregano, dill or tarragon)
1 tablespoon pecan oil
1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/2 teaspoon seasoned pepper
Rinse salmon fillets and pat dry. In food processor, coarsely chop pecans. Add fresh herb, pecan oil, seasoned salt and pepper. Pulse process until all ingredients are mixed and a solid mixture forms. Place salmon fillets skin side down on lightly greased baking pan. Top each fillet with nut mixture patting it on to form crust. Bake in preheated 400 degree F oven for 12 to 15 minutes. Salmon is done when meat flakes easily and is evenly colored. The salmon will continue to cook after it’s removed from the oven.
Nutrients per serving: calories 370; protein 40g; iron 2mg; carbohydrates 4g; fat 22g; calcium 58mg; cholesterol 74mg; fiber 2g; sodium 356mg.