Easy hazelnut encrusted salmon

Easy hazelnut encrusted salmon


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About this recipe: Salmon is topped with a flavourful combination of hazelnuts, tarragon and orange zest, then baked to perfection. This sounds like a fancy recipe, but is fantastically easy. Your family will love it, but it's good enough for dinner parties, too.


Serves: 4 

  • 450g salmon fillet, cut into 4 pieces
  • 8 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 8 tablespoons chopped hazelnuts
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh tarragon
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Lightly coat a baking tray with oil.
  2. Arrange salmon on the baking tray and spread with equal amounts mayonnaise. Top with hazelnuts and sprinkle with tarragon, orange zest, salt and pepper.
  3. Bake 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until fish flakes easily with a fork.

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Just did this as a single portion for myself and it was tasty, however I think the mayonnaise was to thick and overpowered the rest of the dish. I will do it again but with much less mayonnaise. - 08 Feb 2014

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