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Walnut and Oat-Crusted Salmon

I think this recipe gives you the most omega-3 fatty acid bang for your buck! —Cristen Dutcher, Marietta, Georgia
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 salmon fillets (6 ounces each), skin removed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons quick-cooking oats, crushed
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°. Place salmon on a baking sheet; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Combine remaining ingredients; press onto salmon. Bake until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, 12-15 minutes.

Test Kitchen tips
  • Oatmeal's complex carbohydrates help your body release seratonin and improve your mood.
  • When you're shopping, buy wild-caught salmon if it's available. It has a significantly higher vitamin D content than farm-raised salmon.
  • Salmon is loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, which can help reduce your risk of depression.
  • Nutrition Facts
    1 fillet: 484 calories, 37g fat (6g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 381mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 32g protein. Diabetic exchanges: 5 lean meat, 3 fat, 1/2 starch.
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