Macadamia Nut Crusted Salmon

macadamia nut crusted salmon

Incorporating fish into your weekly routine is an easy way to increase your heart health and get the vitamin D that most people are lacking. THIS was delicious and FULL of healthy fat - what a combo!

Macadamia Nut Crusted Salmon

Addie Roberts | April 10th, 2019

  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 12-15 minutes
  • Total time: 22-25 minutes

Servings: 4 servings


  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 1 cup macadamia nuts
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • Salt & pepper
  • Juice of 1 lemon (~3-4 Tbsp)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. To crush macadamia nuts: Either place macadamia nuts in between two paper towels, in a ziplock, or a bag and use a meat hammer to smash them OR use a food processor or small blender to pulse them to small pieces
  3. Add lemon juice, salt, pepper, and garlic powder into the macadamia nut mixture and mix together well
  4. Place salmon skin side down only a baking sheet or in a glass dish
  5. Top the salmon with the macadamia nut mixture
  6. Bake for ~12-15 minutes, or until the fish reaches internal temperature of 145 degrees