- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup chopped pecans
- 1 tablespoon softened butter
- 2 teaspoons lemon zest
- 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional
- 1 pound salmon fillets
In small bowl, combine sugar, pecans, butter, lemon zest, lemon juice and cayenne pepper (if desired); salt and pepper to taste. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with no stick cooking spray. Place salmon on baking sheet. Evenly spread mixture over salmon fillets. Bake in a preheated 425°F oven until fish flakes easily with a fork (10 minutes per inch of thickness).