Chef Nino’s Kitchen Creations recipe has a special ingredient that will give salmon a crunchy kick. The mystery ingredient is pistachios! Join the chef as he prepares Pistachio Salmon. Salmon is one fine, tasty fish that’s loaded with protein and healthy omega-3 fatty acids for heart health and more. Add in pistachios and the health benefits are taken up a notch thanks to their vitamin B6, antioxidants and cholesterol-lowering monounsaturated fats - according to the Cleveland Clinic.