Creamy Avocado-Covered Salmon 02.02.2016

Creamy Avocado-Covered Salmon
Serves: 4
A blend of Southwestern flavors gives boring old salmon a much-needed makeover! Pair it with the rich creaminess of the avocado, and you’ve got one delicious and nutritious weeknight dinner.
  • Salmon fillet, 2 lbs. (divided into quarters)
  • Ground cumin, 1 t
  • Paprika powder, 1 t
  • Onion powder, 1 t
  • Chili powder, 1 t
  • Garlic powder, ½ t
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper
  • Avocados, 2 (chopped)
  • Red onion, 1 small (diced)
  • Garlic clove, 1 (minced)
  • Lime juice
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, 1 T
  • Fresh cilantro, 1 T (minced)
  1. Mix cumin, paprika powder, onion powder, chili powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a small mixing bowl.
  2. Apply the spice blend to the salmon fillets; chill in refrigerator for 20-30 minutes.
  3. Use a fork to mash the avocado in a separate mixing bowl.
  4. Combine red onion, garlic clove, lime juice, olive oil, cilantro, salt and pepper to the avocado; blend thoroughly.
  5. Take salmon fillets out of fridge; preheat grill to medium-high.
  6. Grill the fillets for 6-10 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  7. Plate the fillets, drizzling avocado sauce to garnish.


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