I knew this recipe would be a winner because it contains 2 of my favorite things, salmon and avocado. It’s simple enough for a weeknight dinner, but elegant enough to serve when entertaining.

Grilled Salmon with Avacodo Salsa

2 lbs salmon, cut into 4 pieces
1 T. 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
1 mild hot pepper, seeded and deveined, diced or sliced
Juice from 1 lime
3 T. olive oil
2 T. finely chopped cilantro
Salt to taste


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. Pre-heat the grill. Combine the avocado, onion, hot pepper, cilantro, lime juice, olive oil and salt in a bowl and mix well, chill until ready to use. Grill the salmon to desired doneness. Serve the salmon topped with the avocado salsa.

Fresh and light