Dukkah-Crusted Salmon


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Dukkah-Crusted Salmon

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Dukkah is an Egyptian spice blend that includes toasted nuts and seeds. It ramps up the flavor of salmon in this one-pan meal.

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Servings and Ingredients

Serves 4
Pistachio Spinach
Hy-vee nonstick olive oil cooking spray
1 (5-oz) pkg. baby spinach
⅓ c. raw pistachios, chopped
1 tbsp. fresh garlic, minced
¼ tsp. Hy-Vee crushed red pepper
Dukkah-Crusted Salmon
1 tbsp. raw unsalted pistachios, finely chopped
1 tbsp. unsalted cashews, finely chopped
1 tbsp. sesame seeds
1 ½ tsp. whole coriander seeds
1 ½ tsp. whole cumin seeds
¼ tsp. kosher salt
¼ tsp. Hy-Vee cayenne pepper
4 (5-to-6-oz.) Hy-Vee Fish Market boneless, skinless salmon fillets
Hy-Vee nonstick olive oil cooking spray
Lime halves, optional

Things To Grab

  • Large oven-proof skillet, such as a cast-iron
  • Paper towels
  • Meat thermometer


  1. Bonus Feature: Learn how to make Dukkah-Crusted Salmon step-by-step.

  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. 

  3. Prepare Pistachio Spinach: Coat a large oven-proof skillet with nonstick spray. Add spinach to skillet. Cook and stir until spinach begins to wilt. Add pistachios, garlic, and crushed red pepper. Cook and stir for an additional minute. Remove to a serving bowl; cover and keep warm. Wipe out skillet with paper towels.

  4. Toast pistachios, cashews, sesame seeds, coriander seeds, and cumin seeds in same skillet over medium heat. Toast 1 minute or until aromatic, stirring constantly. Transfer to a shallow dish. Stir in salt and cayenne pepper. Wipe out skillet with paper towels

  5. Coat salmon with cooking spray and roll in pistachio mixture, until well-coated. Coat same skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Add salmon; cook 2 minutes. Carefully turn salmon over and transfer skillet to oven. Bake 7 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork (145 degrees) Serve salmon over pistachio spinach and with lime halves, if desired.

Nutrition facts


290 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 14g
  • Cholesterol: 65mg
  • Sodium: 260mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 7g
  • Protein: 33g

Daily Values

Vitamin A 50%
Vitamin C 20%
Iron 20%
Calcium 10%