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Almond-Crusted Salmon and Asparagus
This almond-crusted salmon and asparagus recipe is a delicious and healthy option that's perfect for anyone looking to increase their protein intake and lower their carb intake. The salmon is coated in a crispy almond crust and served alongside tender, roasted asparagus. It's an easy-to-make dish that's sure to impress your taste buds while also being a great choice for anyone following a diabetic-friendly, low-carb, or high-protein diet.
For serving suggestions, you can garnish the dish with a squeeze of lemon juice or sprinkle some additional chopped parsley on top for added freshness. This dish would also pair well with a side salad or some roasted sweet potatoes for some added fiber and nutrients.
4 salmon fillets
1 cup almond flour
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/2 cup chopped almonds
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 pound asparagus
Salt and pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 400°F.
In a large mixing bowl, combine almond flour, parmesan cheese, chopped almonds, and chopped parsley. Mix well.
Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper to taste.
Dip the salmon fillets in the almond mixture, pressing the mixture onto both sides of the fillets to coat evenly.
Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the salmon fillets and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.
While the salmon is cooking, trim the woody ends off the asparagus and toss with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Arrange the asparagus in a single layer on a baking sheet.
When the salmon is cooked, transfer it to the baking sheet with the asparagus.
Bake in the preheated oven for 8-10 minutes, or until the salmon is cooked through and the asparagus is tender.
Serve hot and enjoy!
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