Baked Pistachio Lemon Salmon
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Baked Pistachio Lemon Salmon

This 30-minute salmon is very simple and fresh and perfect to serve to company! Don’t overcook the salmon. Use the back of a spatula to press down on the salmon to feel if it’s cooked. If the spongy feeling is gone, and the salmon is firm, then it is cooked!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 6


  • 1.5-2 lb. salmon fillet or 6 salmon fillets 7 ounces each
  • 1 cup pistachio nuts chopped
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 T. fresh lemon juice
  • 2  tsp. dill weed
  • 1 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • Sea salt


  • Place the salmon on a baking pan lined with parchment paper.
  • Pat salmon fillets with paper towel to remove any excess water.
  • Chop or crush the nuts; add the rest of the ingredients together in a small bowl.
  • Spread over the salmon.
  • Bake at 425 for 12-15 minutes or until the fish is done.
  • Remove from the oven immediately and serve.