Gently heat butter and garlic in a saucepan until butter has melted. Combine breadcrumbs, almonds, thyme, lemon and pepper in a large bowl and stir in butter
Place the salmon skin side down on a baking paper lined oven tray. Press breadcrumbs over the fish to completely cover
Bake at 220°C for 12-15 minutes or until just cooked. Rest for 10 minutes before scattering with fresh herbs, slicing and serving with lemons
Tips & Hints:
Breadcrumb crust can be made a day ahead and refrigerated in an airtight container.
Try serving this salmon with a salad of blanched peas, asparagus, green beans or broad beans with a zesty lemon dressing and scattered with marinated feta.