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Pecan-Crusted Grilled Salmon

pecan-crusted grilled salmon Dinner
Pecan-Crusted Grilled Salmon
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 4

Enjoy this easy, elegant entrée hot off the grill in just 25 minutes.

Updated December 4, 2009

Ingredients

  • 1
    salmon fillet (1 lb)
  • 1
    teaspoon olive oil
  • 2
    tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1
    teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4
    cup croutons, crushed
  • 1/4
    cup chopped pecans

Steps

  • 1
    Heat closed contact grill 5 minutes. Meanwhile, brush both sides of salmon fillet with oil.
  • 2
    When grill is heated, place salmon, skin-side down, on bottom grill surface; close grill. Cook 5 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix mayonnaise and mustard. In another small bowl, stir together crushed croutons and pecans.
  • 4
    With back of spoon, spread mayonnaise mixture over salmon and sprinkle with crumb mixture; close grill. Cook 1 to 2 minutes longer or until salmon flakes easily with fork. Cut salmon into serving pieces to serve.

  • Make easy work of crushing salad croutons by placing them in a small resealable plastic bag. Close the bag and crush with a rolling pin. Then add the chopped pecans to the bag and shake lightly to mix. Sprinkle the mixture directly from the bag onto the salmon.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
80mg
26%
Sodium
180mg
7%
Potassium
600mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate
3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
25g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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