Almond Encrusted Salmon with Homemade Raspberry Salsa

by Amie on July 31, 2009


Last night I enjoyed this delicious salmon dish.  The sweet raspberry salsa makes this salmon a perfect summertime meal.


  • 2 Salmon fillets
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, dried
  • 1/4 cup wheat germ
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup red onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup flax seeds
  • Nu-Salt and pepper, to taste


For Fish:

  • Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees
  • Grind almonds with wheat germ, flax seeds, Nu-Salt, pepper and dried cilantro together in a food processor
  • Wisk together 2 eggs in a small bowl
  • Dip fish into the egg mixture and then immediately coat in the almond mixture
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until crust is golden brown

For Salsa:

  • Mix together raspberries, red onion, lemon juice, honey and Nu-Salt and pepper.
  • Spread salsa over baked salmon and enjoy!
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Lele August 1, 2009 at 4:31 am

What a cool recipe! I have to say, I was kind of scanning, and was like “ooh, wheat germ and raspberry, yummy baked good!” til I saw “salmon” at the top, hah.


The Healthy Apple August 1, 2009 at 1:43 pm

Thanks Lele…I hope you enjoy sure is delish!!!


Holly August 1, 2009 at 2:36 pm

do you make up all these recipes yourself? if so, you are a bonafide genius!


The Healthy Apple August 1, 2009 at 8:31 pm

Yes, all of my recipes are created in my tiny NYC apt…glad you are enjoying them! This one is amazing; the raspberry salsa is the perfect topping for a summer salmon dish.


caitsplate August 1, 2009 at 8:19 pm

Mmm – I LOVE salmon! That one looks delicious!


Consuelo Chozas August 6, 2009 at 7:13 pm

This was delicious!!! Had the dish outside on my patio on a hot summer night and it was a hit!!!! My friends and I LOVED it!! The salsa gives it a wonderful touch and adds moisture. AMAZING DISH!!


The Healthy Apple August 6, 2009 at 7:22 pm

Thanks Consuelo….so glad you enjoyed it!!! This is one of my favorites!!!!


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