Crunchy Salmon Nuggets

Crunchy on the outside, while flaky and moist on the inside, these salmon nuggets from Love and Zest are the perfect appetizer or snack. These bite-size fish pieces are high in protein and full of healthy omega-3’s. Both kids and grown-ups alike enjoy munching away on these tasty salmon morsels.

under 15 mins

Ingredients for servings

    Crunchy Salmon Nuggets

  • salmon skin removed

  • 1.5 cup panko bread crumbs

  • 2 teaspoon minced garlic

  • 2 teaspoons lime zest

  • Pinch of salt and pepper

  • 1 egg

  • 0.5 cup flour

  • 0.125 teaspoon kosher salt


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper and lightly coat with cooking spray.

  • In small bowl, mix bread crumbs, garlic, lime zest, salt and pepper together. In separate small bowl, whisk egg. In another small bowl, stir together flour and salt.

  • Cut salmon into 1-inch nuggets. Dredge salmon pieces through flour, then egg and finally bread crumbs.

  • Place salmon on baking sheet and mist pieces with cooking spray. Bake for 10 minutes. Serve with ketchup or tartar sauce.

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