This week in our study of the Western States is Alaska. The capital of Alaska is Juneau. Did you know that for thousands of years Eskimos and Indians have lived in Alaska? How about a tasty recipe to try...
ALASKA SALMON BAKE WITH PECAN CRUNCH COATING
2 tbsp. Dijon-style mustard
2 tbsp. melted butter
4 tsp. honey
¼ cup fresh bread crumbs
¼ cup finely chopped pecans or walnuts
2 tsp. chopped parsley
4 (4 to 6 oz. each) Alaska Salmon fillets or steaks, thawed if necessary
salt & black pepper
Mix together mustard, butter and honey in a small bowl; set aside. Mix together bread crumbs, pecans and parsley in a small bowl; set aside. Season each salmon fillet or steak with salt and pepper. Place on a lightly greased baking sheet or broiling pan. Brush each fillet or steak with mustard-honey mixture. Pat top of each fillet or steak with bread crumb mixture. Bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes per inch of thickness, measure at thickest part, or until salmon just flakes when tested with a fork. Serve with lemon wedges.
Makes 4 servings
If you are from Alaska we would love for you to share a recipe with us to try. I'll be back next week to tell you what's next in our study of the Western States. Thank you again for stopping by to learn along with us.