Herb Crusted Salmon

We love salmon for its health properties, versatility and flavor! This delicious crust provides great texture while also allowing the salmon to cook nicely. Serve with your favorite side for a great meal. Comes together in less than minutes for a mostly “hands off” dish.⁣

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Herb Crusted Salmon

Course: Main Course
Keyword: Gluten Free, High Protein, Under 30 Minutes, Weeknight Meals
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Denise


  • 1 1/2 lbs salmon cut into filets ⁣
  • Kosher salt⁣
  • Black pepper ⁣
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs⁣
  • 1 cup fresh Italian parsley chopped⁣
  • 1/2 cup fresh dill chopped⁣
  • 1/4 cup fresh chives chopped ⁣
  • 1 cup feta cheese crumbled ⁣
  • 1/3 cup olive oil ⁣
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon ⁣


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.⁣
  • Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper. Spread salmon filets on baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.⁣
  • In a small bowl, combine remaining ingredients. (Note, only add lemon zest and reserve lemon juice for after cooking). Mix well.⁣
  • Press topping on top of each salmon filet. Note that it will be a thicker layer so press gently yet firmly to pile up and adhere to salmon in an even layer.⁣
  • Cook for 20 minutes or until salmon is flaky. Squeeze lemon juice over top of cooked salmon.⁣
  • Serve with cauliflower risotto, roasted vegetables, potatoes or rice.
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