Honey Mustard Oat-Crusted Salmon

In this tasty, heart-healthy entrée, salmon fillets are brushed with a sweet and savory honey mustard glaze, then topped with oats for a delicious crunch.
Course Mains
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1/2 cup rolled or quick oats (125 ml)
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme, chopped (10 ml)
  • 1/4 tsp salt (1 ml)
  • 2 tsp olive oil (10 ml)
  • 1/4 cup grainy Dijon mustard (60 ml)
  • 2 Tbsp honey, warmed slightly to liquify (30 ml)
  • 4 skinless salmon fillets (about 6oz/170 grams each)
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • Canola or olive oil cooking spray


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C)

  2. Place the oats, thyme and salt in a shallow dish. Drizzle with olive oil and stir well to combine.
  3. Pat salmon fillets dry with a paper towel.
  4. Stir together mustard and honey. Brush generously over one side of the salmon.
  5. Generously sprinkle the oat topping over the glazed salmon, then place on a non-stick baking sheet or lightly oiled cast iron pan.
  6. Transfer to the oven and cook until the salmon is cooked through and oats are golden, about 10 minutes.

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