Best Salmon with Avocado Salsa
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Serves: 2
For the salmon
  • 1 lb salmon, cut into 2 pieces
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp smoked paprika
  • ¼ tsp dried mixed herbs
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
For the avocado salsa:
  • 1 avocado, cut into cubes
  • ½ small red onion, sliced
  • Juice from half a lemon or 2 limes
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 1 small green chili – chopped (depending on how big of a cilantro lover you are)
  • Salt to taste
For the salmon
  1. Mix all of the seasoning and salt and rub the salmon fillets with this seasoning mix. Marinade for at least 10-15 minutes or up to 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat the frying pan 1 tbsp of olive oil. Fry the salmon fillets.
  3. Alternatively, you can cook the salmon over the grill too.
  4. In the meantime, combine the avocado, onion, green chili, cilantro, lime/lemon juice and salt in a bowl and mix well. You can also make this in advance. Just chill until ready to use.
  5. Plate the salmon and top with the avocado salsa.
Recipe by Maya Kitchenette at