Philo Ridge Herb Crusted Salmon

Featured by Philo Ridge Vineyards in the Pinot Noir Wine Club.

Ingredients

3 Tbsp ground flax seeds
1 Tbsp whole-grain bread crumbs
1 tsp dried basil
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp dried rosemary
1/2 garlic clove, crushed
Zest of 1 lemon, plus 1 lemon cut into wedges
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 salmon fillets, about 5 oz each
Sea salt and black pepper

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375°. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil or brush baking sheet with a light coat of oil. Combine ground flax seeds, bread crumbs, herbs, garlic, lemon zest, and olive oil in a bowl to make topping, and then season with salt and pepper. Spread flax seed mixture over salmon fillets, flesh side up, and place fillets on prepared baking sheet. Roast in oven for about 8 to 10 minutes, or until crust is golden brown. Serve with lemon wedges, a salad of mixed greens a glass of the Philo Ridge Pinot. Cheers