Baked Salmon with Coconut Crust

Baked Salmon with Coconut Crust


"Many cooks are intimidated by cooking fresh fish and, as a result, miss out on the heart-healthy, brain-boosting, omega-3 fatty acids in salmon. Never fear, though; This fast fish recipe is foolproof."


servings 264 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 264 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 14.1 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.1g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 24.2 g
  • 48%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 67 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 150 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Place salmon fillets on a non-stick baking pan. Brush juice on salmon.
  3. In a shallow dish, combine panko, coconut, salt and pepper. Dredge each fillet in the mixture and return to baking pan. Spread leftover crumbs on top of each fillet. Coat with cooking spray.
  4. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes. If desired, put under broiler until crust is golden brown.


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  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 146 Ratings


EXCELLENT recipe! I combined 2 tablespoons of butter (melted) and one table spoon of brown sugar and drizzled it on top of the coconut crust during the last 6 minutes of baking and it created a ...

This recipe has potential, but needs a little work. I would marinate the salmon in the lime juice for a while before coating it in the panko and coconut. I found that when I cooked it at the r...

I tried this recipe last night and loved it. My husband cooked it for our 34th Anniversary dinner, with my help, and it was delicious. We did bake it covered with aluminum foil, and at the las...

Has potential. I used more lemon juice to add additional flavor and cooked it a little longer at a lower temperature to keep it from drying out. I also baked it wrapped in foil and then broiled ...

I made this today and it turned out better than expected, I did change it a little though: -I toasted the coconut beforehand. -I didn't have any Panko breadcrumbs so I used rice crispies as ...

Sooooooo yummmmmm! I have found my salmon recipe for life. I served with steamed veggies over jasmin rice and my teenager is begging me to make this again. Thanks for another great recipe!

I used grouper for this recipe which turned out to be a good choice. I also added olive oil, sesame oil, and ginger to the lime juice and marinated the fish for 3 hours. The flavor was great -...

Well, I'm giving this a one star rating for it's ease. I cannot say anything good about the way it tastes. My DH and I love salmon, and this was such a big disappointment. I will not be makin...

Very simple; very tasty and elegant. My family requests this one often.