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Nut Crusted Salmon with Creamy Chrain Sauce

nut crusted salmon

Passover recipe for salmon that could be a main or first course, this is made with pistachios, but any nut would do.

  • 8-10 ServingsServings


  • 2 tablespoons red horseradish (such as Gold’s Horseradish)
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 cup shelled salted pistachios
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 pounds salmon fillet (one whole side of a salmon)


Preheat oven to 350°F.
In a small bowl, combine the horseradish and mayonnaise. Set aside.
In the bowl of a food processor, crush nuts until they are coarsely ground but not too fine. Add in brown sugar and lemon juice and pulse until ingredients are thoroughly combined.
Place a salmon on a large parchment lined baking sheet. Spread horseradish-mayonnaise mixture over the fish. Top with nut mixture.
Bake for 25 minutes, until fish flakes easily with a fork.

As seen in the Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller Magazine Passover 2012 – Subscribe Now