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Walnut Crusted Salmon Bites with Apricot Ginger Dipping Sauce

Walnut Crusted Salmon Bites with Apricot Ginger Dipping Sauce
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  • 8 ServingsServings


  • 1/4 cup apricot jam
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 3/4 cup California walnuts, chopped
  • 3/4 cup Panko (Japanese) bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 1 pound salmon fillet, skinless, cut into 122 cubesAPRICOT GINGER DIPPING SAUCE
  • 1/2 cup apricot jam
  • 4 teaspoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Water
  • 2 tablespoons California walnuts, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon green onion, white and pale green stem, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger root



1 Preheat oven to 400° F, Coat a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.

2 For the dipping sauce: In a small bowl, whisk together all ingredients. Set aside.

3 For the salmon bites: In another small bowl, whisk together jam and vinegar. Set aside.

4 In a blender or food processor, combine walnuts, bread crumbs, and cilantro. Process a few turns until blended but still a coarse texture.

5 Brush salmon pieces with the jam mixture. Coat each piece evenly with the walnut bread crumb mixture.

6 Place on baking sheet and bake for 12 minutes. Serve warm with dipping sauce.

Source: California Walnut Board