Chia Seed and Fennel Crusted Salmon

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Prep Cook Servings
15 min 15 min 1
Chia Seed and Fennel Crusted Salmon
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114 gm Atlantic salmon, wild
1 tsp Chia seeds (for salmon)
1/4 tsp Fennel seed (for salmon)
5 ml Fennel fronds (for salmon - minced)
1/2 tsp Lemon peel (zest) (for salmon)
1/2 tsp Salt (for salmon)
1/2 tsp Black pepper (for salmon)
1 tsp Extra virgin olive oil (for salmon)
1 large egg Egg white (for salmon - lightly whisked)
3 lemon wedge Lemon (for salmon)
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil (veggie medley)
3 lemon wedge Lemon (veggie medley - thin slices)
1/4 bulb(s) Fennel (veggie medley - fonds removed, thinly sliced)
1/4 medium Red onion (veggie - medley - thinly sliced)
1/4 medium pepper(s) Yellow bell pepper (veggie medley - seeded, thinly sliced)


1. Preheat broiler.

2. In a spice mill, electric coffee grinder or a compact blender, grind chia seeds and fennel seeds. In a small bowl, mix together ground seeds, minced fennel fronds, lemon zest, salt, and pepper. Drizzle in oil and stir well, set aside.

3. In a shallow bowl, whisk egg white until frothy. Dip salmon filet in egg white, then transfer filet to an oiled baking sheet, press seed mixture thickly on top fillet. Broil salmon filet about 6 inches below broiler for 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer filet to a serving plate, set aside.

4. While salmon filet is broiling, heat oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Add sliced fennel bulb, red onion, yellow pepper and lemon, sauté until vegetables soften and just begin to brown, about 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer vegetables to plate with salmon filet, serve with lemon wedges.



is an excellent source of protein and contains a high content of Omega 3 fatty acids which are great for brain health!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 413
Calories from fat 245
Calories from saturated fat 36
Total Fat 27.2 g
Saturated Fat 4.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat 15.9 g
Cholesterol 63 mg
Sodium 1330 mg
Potassium 1053 mg
Total Carbohydrate 16.2 g
Dietary Fiber 5.7 g
Sugars 4.8 g
Protein 28.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.4
Meat 1.3
Meat Alternative 0.6
Vegetables 2.0

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