Salmon Baked in Breadcrumbs & Parmesan Topping

This is truly delicious baked salmon topped with crunchy Parmesan and breadcrumb topping.


  • 3 – 4 salmon fillets (about 600 g)
  • about 10 g of fresh lemon thyme (stems removed) or un-waxed lemon zest to taste
  • ½ mini parsley cube (4 g) or 1 tsp dried parsley or some fresh / frozen parsley plus salt to taste
  • 15 – 20 g grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup fine breadcrumbs from the bakery
  • 25 g unsalted butter (melted)
  • olive oil spray or olive oil and silicon brush

baked salmon recipe with parmesan and bread crumbs


  • lemon zester
  • non-stick baking dish or any baking dish plus non-stick Teflon sheet


  1. Brush / spray salmon with olive oil and place in the baking dish.
  2. Combine thyme, parsley cube, Parmesan, breadcrumbs and melted butter in a small container and mix well.
  3. Cover salmon fillets with this mixture, then place salmon in the oven.
  4. Bake in 180°C (356°F) for about 15 – 20 minutes.

Makes 3 – 4 servings.


I used salmon steaks instead fillets but I don’t recommend them for this recipe. Salmon fillets are easier to top with breadcrumbs and you don’t have search for bones.

Baked salmon taste good with rice and Cucumber & Mint Raita or some other juicy salad.

Your thoughts…

  1. Margot, this looks delish and healthy! Great combo!

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