Quinoa Crusted Salmon
This Quinoa Crusted Salmon provides the BEST texture and is made in less than 15 minutes!
- 2 6 oz. salmon filets
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup breadcrumbs*
- 2 tbsp quinoa rinsed
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1/4 tsp parsley
Whisk egg in a bowl, and in a separate bowl combine the breadcrumbs, quinoa, salt, garlic, and parsley.
Next heat 1-2 tbsp oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
Dip each salmon filet into the egg mixture, and then directly into the quinoa mixture, making sure both sides are coated.
Place salmon directly into the skillet, and cover the skillet with a lid. Cook salmon for 4-5 minutes on each side, or until salmon is cooked through.
*Use gluten free breadcrumbs to keep this recipe gluten free
**In order to keep this recipe gluten free AND egg-free, you can sub 2 flax eggs and just use the quinoa mixture without the breadcrumbs.