Dijon Mustard Crusted Salmon Recipe

Dijon Mustard Crusted Salmon Recipe


This Dijon Mustard Crusted Salmon is going to be a delicious addition to your next barbie! The tangy mustard crust complements the crispy skin and melt-in-your-mouth salmon perfectly, creating a flavour explosion. Everyone will be raving about it and asking for seconds!


  • 4 salmon fillets (150 g each)
  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup fresh herbs (parsley, dill), chopped
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Prepare the Salmon
    1 Prepare the Salmon

    Pat the salmon fillets dry and season with salt and pepper. Spread a thin layer of Dijon mustard over the top of each fillet.

  2. Create the Crust
    2 Create the Crust

    Mix breadcrumbs, chopped herbs, and a bit of olive oil, then press this mixture onto the mustard-coated side of each salmon fillet.

  3. Sear the Salmon
    3 Sear the Salmon

    In a hot skillet with olive oil, place the salmon skin-side down to crisp the skin, then flip to sear the crusted side briefly.

  4. Finish Cooking
    4 Finish Cooking

    Transfer the skillet to a preheated oven at 200°C and bake until the salmon is fully cooked and the crust is golden.

  5. Serve
    5 Serve

    Drizzle with a touch of melted butter or a squeeze of lemon before serving.

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