Salmon with Avocado Salsa

Grilled-salmon-with-avocado-salsaHere’s a dish  from Laylita’s Recipes that has everybody in office freaking out about how good it is.  And you can’t go wrong with the combination of salmon and avocado, which gives you a protein, Omega 3 fatty acids and phytonutrients (health compounds believed to help fight disease).

Thanks, Laylita!

Ingredients (for 4 people):

2 lbs salmon, cut into 4 pieces

1 tbs olive oil

1 tsp salt

1 tsp ground coriander

1 tsp ground cumin

1 tsp paprika powder

1 tsp onion powder

1 tsp black pepper

Avocado salsa

1 avocado, peeled, seeded and sliced

1 small red onion, sliced

3 mild hot peppers, seeded and deveined, diced or sliced

Juice from 2 limes

3 tbs olive oil

2 tbs finely chopped cilantro

Salt to taste


  1. Mix the salt, coriander, cumin, paprika, onion and black pepper together, rub the salmon fillets with olive oil and this seasoning mix, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Pre-heat the grill.
  3. Combine the avocado, onion, hot peppers, cilantro, lime juice, olive oil and salt in a bowl and mix well, chill until ready to use.
  4. Grill the salmon to desired doneness.
  5. Serve the salmon topped with the avocado salsa, and with rice, salad, vegetables or even thick green plantain chips on the side.

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