Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa

Let's pretend you could only choose one supper for the rest of the summer....what would you choose?  I'm thinking this might be my vote after trying this recipe this week.  Grilled salmon with avocado salsa, fresh sweet corn and watermelon.  Yum. Yum. Yum. Yum. We can all thank Pinterest for this recipe....I trotted over HERE for the full scoop.

Now to begin, I know there are a lot of folks who don't like fish.  Bleck, they say.  My husband is a meat guy.  Fish...well....take it or leave it.  He'll eat it if I make it, but let's just say he doesn't REQUEST it.  After taking one bite of this salmon he said, and I quote, "OMG, this is KILLER!!"   To translate, he thought it was delightful....and proceeded to eat two servings.  It was fresh, it was was awesome. 

Give it a try, you won't be disappointed!!

Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa
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


  1. This looks so darn good. I'm a big avocado lover and actually have salmon on hand.... hmmmm... may have to pin it, too.

  2. This looks wonderful! I have been trying out several new recipes lately. Looks like this is one I must try out. By the way, great photo!


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