Best Oven-Baked Panko Salmon Recipe

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 Best Oven-Baked Panko Salmon 


Tender and flaky salmon is topped with a mustard mixture to impart flavor and keep it from drying out, and then is topped with panko breadcrumbs that add a golden brown layer of crunch.


– 4 6–oz. salmon fillets – 1/4 cup mayonnaise – 2 Tbsp. dijon mustard – 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs – 1 Tbsp. olive oil – sea salt and black pepper

How to Make Oven-Baked Panko Salmon

Gather Ingredients


Gather and prep all ingredients needed for the recipe.

Prep baked salmon dijon panko

Lay out salmon skin side down on an aluminum foil lined baking sheet pan or baking dish. Season lightly with sea salt and black pepper. In a small bowl, mix together dijon mustard and mayonnaise. Spread onto the top of the fillets.


 Mix panko topping

In a separate small bowl, mix panko breadcrumbs and olive oil with a fork and spoon the panko mixture over on top of the mustard and mayo mixture on salmon.


Bake salmon


Bake salmon until salmon flakes and bread crumb mixture is golden brown.