Californian, Italian, Seafood

Lime Herb Crusted Salmon

Lime Herb Crusted Salmon

Serves 2.

  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • zest of half a lime
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon dollop of mayonnaise (about 1/8 cup)
  • 1 teaspoon whole grain Dijon mustard
  • juice of half a lime
  • 2 salmon filets, thawed
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil such as grapeseed oil
  • lime wedges for serving
  1. In a medium bowl combine breadcrumbs, lime zest, oregano and Italian seasoning.
  2. In another bowl combine mayonnaise, mustard and lime juice.
  3. Season salmon filets with salt and pepper.
  4. Place salmon skin facing down on a plate. Spread a layer of mayonnaise sauce on top of salmon until completely covered. Then cover with breadcrumb seasoning.
  5. Heat oil in a large skillet to medium and fry salmon skin facing down first for 2 minutes for medium-rare. Carefully turn to the crumb side and fry another 2 minutes.
  6. Serve with side of lime wedges.



7 thoughts on “Lime Herb Crusted Salmon

  1. I use this basic technique with white fish but am very interested in trying it with salmon now. Also, my mayo mixture doesn’t have mustard and I am definitely adding that ingredient from now on!

    Posted by Beyond The Green Door | October 3, 2012, 6:12 am
  2. great looking dish. Love to use lime in salmon!

    Posted by My Little Italian Kitchen | October 2, 2012, 2:34 pm
  3. Very nice. I love salmon but have never made it with lime juice – sounds like a winner.

    Posted by dianeskitchentable | October 2, 2012, 12:44 pm

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