Almond Crusted Salmon Recipe - Dr. Axe

Almond Crusted Salmon Recipe

Almond crusted salmon recipe - Dr. Axe

This almond crusted salmon recipe is not only delicious but full of essential omega 3 fats and vitamin D!

Total Time

20 minutes



Meal Type



  • 4 small, wild-caught Alaskan salmon fillets
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons parsley
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 4 cups spinach
  • Lemon juice for garnish (optional)


  1. In a food processor, combine the almond flour, parsley, lemon zest, salt, and pepper. Blend until all is well-combined.
  2. Heat coconut oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  3. Dredge the salmon on both sides through the almond mixture.
  4. Fry salmon in the oil 5 minutes on each side, or until cooked throughout.
  5. Serve over bed of fresh greens and top with fresh lemon juice.

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  1. Luis Lima on

    Good morning from Brazil! I’ll try this recipe, it seems to be delicious… but what the spinach is for? Thank you very much.

  2. Brenda Edens on

    Glad my hubby is a Commercial Salmon Fisherman!! I have everything on hand for this but the Parsley!!! Love your recipes!


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