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grilled salmon avocado salsa

Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa

Author: Ryan Chapman
Servings : 4

Ingredients

Salmon

  • 1 1/2 lbs salmon fillet skinned and sliced into 4 equal portions
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil plus more for grill
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp ancho chili powder
  • 3/4 tsp cumin
  • 3/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Avocado Salsa

  • 2 avocado peeled, cored and diced, ripe but semi-firm
  • 1/3 cup red onion diced
  • 3 Tbsp cilantro chopped
  • 1 jalapeno seeded and minced
  • 1 tsp bottled minced garlic
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste

Instructions

Salmon

  • Preheat a gas grill over medium-high heat.
  • In a mixing bowl whisk together olive oil, lime juice, ancho chili powder, cumin, onion powder, paprika, coriander, salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • Evenly rub mixture over both sides of salmon.
  • Brush grill lightly with oil, place salmon on grill and cook, rotating once halfway through cooking, until cooked through, about 3 minutes per side.

Avocado Salsa

  • In a mixing bowl, gently toss together diced avocado, red onion, cilantro, jalapeno, garlic, lime juice and olive oil, while seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve avocado salsa on top of grilled salmon.
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