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Gluten Free Herb-Crusted Salmon Recipe With Roasted Shallots & Capers

Impulsive Culinarian’s Gluten Free Herb-Crusted Salmon With Roasted Shallots & Capers Recipe


  • 3 pound Salmon Fillet, skin-on
  • Juice of 1 Lemon
  • Kosher Salt & Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/2 cup Fresh Gluten Free Bread Crumbs
  • 1/2 cup Fresh Parsley (3 tbsp chopped)
  • 1 bunch of Fresh Chives (3 tbsp chopped)
  • 3 tbsp Capers (1 jar), drained
  • 9 or 10 Shallots, peeled & thinly sliced


  • Preheat oven to 450°
  • Line an 11″ x 17″ baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Rinse & pat dry the salmon fillet, trim off a bit of the tail segment as needed so it fits in the baking dish
  • Lay the fillet skin side down with thickest side along the edge of your baking sheet
  • Brush the salmon with lemon juice so it is completely coated
  • Season generously with kosher salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • Put bread crumbs, parsley and chives in a food processor and pulse until finely chopped and thoroughly combined
  • Cover the entire salmon with the herb & breadcrumb mixture
  • Place sliced shallots and capers in large mixing bowl and season with a tbsp of olive oil and some salt & pepper
  • Spread the onions & capers evenly on the remaining surface of the baking sheet
  • Bake with salmon towards the back of the oven for 20 minutes
  • Using a large spatula, carefully separate the salmon from its skin
  • Use two large spatulas at each end of the fillet to carefully transfer the fish to a serving platter
  • Surround the salmon with the roasted shallots & capers
  • Garnish with fresh chopped chives if desired and serve
Succulent herb-crusted salmon with perfectly roasted shallots & capers
Succulent herb-crusted salmon with perfectly roasted shallots & capers

This Simple Salmon Platter Is Built To Impress

It doesn’t get much easier than this, and the end result is so delicious your guests will certainly be asking you for the recipe. Delicious roasted salmon with a hearty herb-crusted coating served along side wonderfully caramelized shallots and salty capers, this memorable meal will have you making it time and time again for any special occasion.

About me: My name is Paul Thibault, an impulsive home chef developing delicious gluten free recipes for family and friends regardless of their allergen restrictions or dietary limitations, visit the About Page to learn more.