Walnut-Crusted Salmon Bites with Apricot Ginger Dipping Sauce

  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 12 mins


1/4cup apricot jam
2tablespoons white balsamic vinegar or white wine vinegar
3/4cup chopped California walnuts
3/4cup pankow bread crumbs (available in Asian markets) or regular, seasoned breadcrumbs
2tablespoons chopped cilantro
-- non-stick cooking spray
1pound skinless salmon fillet, cut into 1-inch cubes
Apricot Ginger Dipping Sauce
1/2cup apricot jam
4teaspoons low sodium soy sauce
1teaspoon white balsamic vinegar
2tablespoons water
2tablespoons finely chopped California walnuts
1tablespoon thinly sliced green onion, white and pale green part
1teaspoon minced ginger


  1. Preheat oven to 400F.

  2. Whisk together jam and vinegar; set aside.                  

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

  4. Coat a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.

  5. Brush salmon pieces with the jam mixture.  Coat evenly with the walnut bread crumb mixture.  Place on prepared pan and bake for 12 minutes.



Apricot Ginger Dipping Sauce

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together all ingredients.  Serve with crispy salmon bites.


    Makes about 3/4 cup

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 400
  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Fat 21g
  • Saturated Fat 3.5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 11g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 4.5g
  • Cholesterol 40mg
  • Sodium 200mg
  • Potassium 390mg
  • Carbohydrate 36g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 18g
  • Protein 20g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 4%
  • Vitamin C 10%
  • Calcium 4%
  • Iron 6%
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