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panko crusted salmon with a slice of lemon on a white plate with fresh dill on top.

Panko Crusted Salmon

Salmon fillets coated in a lemony garlic mayonnaise and baked with a crispy panko-parmesan crust. A great dish to serve for your dinner guests!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword panko crusted salmon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 603kcal
Author Dina from SimplyHomeCooked.com


  • 2 lb salmon fillets
  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 3 tbsp sour cream
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove grated or pressed
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp dried dill
  • 3 tbsp butter melted


  • Combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, and garlic in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Season both sides of the salmon fillets with salt and pepper. Then transfer the fish to a rimmed baking sheet lined with foil.
  • Spread the mayonnaise mixture on top of each fillet.
  • In a separate bowl, combine panko bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, dried dill, and melted butter.
  • Evenly spread the bread crumb mixture over the mayonnaise on each salmon fillet. Bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 15-20 minutes. Cooking time may vary depending on the thickness of the fillet.


Calories: 603kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 52g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 167mg | Sodium: 551mg | Potassium: 1194mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 565IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 220mg | Iron: 3mg