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Oven Baked Pecan Crusted Salmon
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Pecan Crusted Oven Baked Salmon

Pecan Crusted Oven Baked Salmon {Sheet Pan Dinner} -Crazy easy!. This pecan crusted oven baked salmon dinner takes just a few minutes of prep time. Salmon,veggies and sweet potato cook together on one sheet-pan. About 20 min. later out pops a healthy and delicious complete meal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Dish, Sheet Pan Dinner
Cuisine: American, seafood
Servings: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 sweet potato cut into small pieces
  • ½ lb. Brussels sprouts trimmed and cut in half
  • 1 piece of bacon cut into small pieces (optional)
  • olive oil- for coating vegetables
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 salmon fillets preferably Wild Alaskan Salmon (approx. 5-6 oz each)
  • 1 Tbsp butter melted
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • ½ tsp dried dill weed
  • cup pecan halves
  • orange slices optional (for garnish or to place on top of vegetables while cooking)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper (or aluminum foil) and set aside.
  • Cut sweet potato into small pieces. Trim and cut Brussels sprouts in half. Add both to a medium bowl (or large zip-lock bag) and drizzle to coat with olive oil. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place vegetables on baking sheet , leaving an empty space on pan for each piece of salmon. If using bacon, add pieces to baking sheet on top of vegetables. Place in oven to cook while you prepare the salmon. (The vegetable will take about 10 min. more to cook than the salmon).
  • Sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper , set aside.
  • Rough chop pecan halves (or pulse in food processor), mix with melted butter, garlic and dill in a small bowl. Remove vegetables from oven and place salmon fillets in open spaces on cooking sheet. Top salmon with pecan mixture. Return to oven and continue to cook for approx. 15-18 minutes (until salmon is pink and flakes with a fork).