Honey Mustard Pretzel Crusted Salmon Recipe

May 10, 2021

Summer is right around the corner and you need a dish that will put you right in the sunshine mood! This Honey Mustard Pretzel Crusted Salmon is simple to make but really elevates salmon with a salty pretzel crust and delicious tangy honey mustard sauce. Dot’s Pretzels are the FREE item this week at Fresh and the perfect flavorful pretzels for this dinner recipe! It’s a quick and easy dinner for the whole family. And the best part, it makes great leftovers for lunch the next day.



  • 2 salmon fillets ($11.99 per lb. for Wild Caught Alaskan Sockeye Salmon this week at Fresh)
  • ¼ c. pretzels crushed (Bag of Dot’s Pretzels FREE this week at Fresh with a $25 purchase)
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • Pinch of salt + pepper


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Skip this step if using the air fryer method!
  • Remove salmon skin, if desired
  • Coat both sides of salmon with olive oil and place in a baking dish or directly into the air fryer
  • Crush pretzels Method 1: place pretzels in a Ziploc bag, use a wooden spoon to smash the pretzels. Method 2: place in food processor or blender, pulse until pretzels are crushed but not refined to a meal
  • Sprinkle salt, pepper, and crushed pretzel over salmon fillets
  • Place salmon in the oven and bake for 12-15 minutes or cook for 10 minutes at 380 in the air fryer!
  • While salmon is cooking, combine equal parts honey and Dijon in a small bowl. Whisk with fork until well combined.
  • Once cooked, drizzle honey mustard over salmon, serve with vegetables of choice.