Jalapeño Herb-Crusted Salmon

Jalapeño Herb-Crusted Salmon

This Jalapeño Herb-Crusted Salmon features a crispy, herbed crust, thanks to the Arizona Jalapeño blend. With a mild heat that won’t overpower, this dish is perfect for those who enjoy a bit of zest. The combination of dried jalapeño, rosemary, and thyme creates a flavor profile that enhances the natural richness of salmon, making it an elegant yet easy dinner option.


  • 4 salmon fillets, skin on (about 6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons Arizona Jalapeño spice blend
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh rosemary and thyme sprigs for garnish

Vibrant green jalapeño herb mixture mixed with Dijon mustard on raw salmon fillets on a baking sheet. Ingredients for Jalapeño Herb-Crusted Salmon: raw salmon fillets, Arizona Jalapeño spice blend, olive oil, lemon, garlic, and fresh herbs on a dark background.


  • Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • In a small bowl, mix together the Arizona Jalapeño spice blend, olive oil, Dijon mustard, minced garlic, and lemon juice to form a paste.
  • Place the salmon fillets skin-side down on a greased baking sheet.
  • Spread the jalapeño herb mixture evenly over the top of each salmon fillet.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the salmon is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.
  • Garnish with fresh rosemary and thyme sprigs before serving.

Yield: Makes 4 servings. 

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