Almond Crusted Salmon Nuggets

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These gluten-free Hemp and Almond Crusted Salmon Nuggets are a great recipe for getting your family to eat more fish. Made with just six ingredients, they’re simple enough for a quick dinner and they’re kid-friendly too!


  • 3 Tbsp hemp hearts
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 11.5 pounds salmon, boneless/skinless
  • optional: your fav dipping sauce – i like bbq sauce!


  1. Combine hemp hearts and spices on a small plate.
  2. Crack egg in a small bowl and stir.
  3. Finely chop almonds in a food processor or with a knife (or pound with a meat mallet) and place on a plate.
  4. Cut salmon into nuggets, approximately 1 ounce each
  5. Dredge nuggets in hemp and spice mixture.
  6. Dip in egg.
  7. Roll in crushed almonds.
  8. Place on greased, foil-lined baking tray.
  9. Bake at 400 degrees for 13-15 minutes, flipping once.