Paleo Pecan-Maple Salmon

Paleo Pecan-Maple Salmon

This recipe is not only easy but healthy and tasty! Paleo, gluten-free and dairy-free!



Original recipe yields 4 servings

Ingredient Checklist

  • 4 (4 ounce) fillets salmon
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • ½ cup pecans
  • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon chipotle pepper powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder



  • Step 1
    Place salmon fillets on a baking sheet and season with salt and black pepper.
  • Step 2
    Combine pecans, maple syrup, vinegar, paprika, chipotle powder, and onion powder in a food processor; pulse until texture is crumbly. Spoon pecan mixture on top of each salmon fillet, coating the entire top surface. Refrigerate coated salmon, uncovered, for 2 to 3 hours.
  • Step 3
    Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  • Step 4
    Bake salmon in the preheated oven until fish flakes easily with a fork, 12 to 14 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:

350 calories; protein 23.8g 48% DV; carbohydrates 12.7g 4% DV; fat 23g 35% DV; cholesterol 66.1mg 22% DV; sodium 106.7mg 4% DV.


By Health Nut