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Baked Salmon With Cranberry-Thyme Crust

Accompany this colorful dish with rice pilaf and baby peas with pearl onions. The kicker: spice bars and orange slices.

Type: Fish
Courses: Main Course
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

4   Salmon fillets - (6 to 7 oz ea)
3/4 cup 109g / 3.8ozPanko (Japanese breadcrumbs) = (or fresh breadcrumbs)
1/4 cup 23g / 0.8ozDried cranberries - chopped
1/4 cup 15g / 0.5ozChopped green onion
3 tablespoons 45mlButter - melted
2 tablespoons 30mlChopped fresh thyme
2 teaspoons 10mlGrated lemon peel

Recipe Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Oil baking sheet. Sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper. Place skin-side down on sheet.

Combine panko, cranberries, onion, 2 tablespoons melted butter, thyme, and lemon peel in medium bowl; blend well. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon onto salmon, dividing equally. Press to adhere. Drizzle with remaining melted butter. Bake until topping is golden and salmon is just opaque in center, about 20 minutes.

"Bon Appetit, December 2002"


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