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Low Carb Walnut Crusted Salmon

By Jason Fung, MD

Low Carb Walnut Crusted Salmon

On a ketogenic diet, fatty fish has time and time again been proven to decrease cholesterol and help with health overall. It’s easy to prepare, it’s getting cheaper and easier to source good salmon, and it’s super tasty! Plus, it’s really quick to make – just under 15 minutes from start to finish if you...
Prep Time 4 mins
Cook Time 11 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dinners + Mains
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 524 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup sugar free
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp dill
  • 2 salmon fillets (3 oz each)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Add walnuts, syrup, and mustard to a food processor.
  • Pulse until mixture has a paste like consistency.
  • Heat up a pan with oil until it’s very hot. Dry the salmon thoroughly and place it skin side down in pan. Let it sear for about 3 minutes.
  • While it’s searing, add your walnut mixture to the top side of the salmon fillets.
  • Transfer them to an oven and bake for about 8 minutes.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Low Carb Walnut Crusted Salmon
Amount per Serving
Calories
524
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
37
g
57
%
Saturated Fat
 
4
g
25
%
Cholesterol
 
94
mg
31
%
Sodium
 
187
mg
8
%
Potassium
 
962
mg
27
%
Carbohydrates
 
11
g
4
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
6
g
7
%
Protein
 
39
g
78
%
Vitamin A
 
68
IU
1
%
Calcium
 
49
mg
5
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Dinners + Mains
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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