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Salmon with Avocado Salsa

  • Author: Amber
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 14 minutes
  • Total Time: 24 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


Salmon with Avocado Salsa is a seasoned salmon fillet baked to perfection with a spicy avocado salsa on top made of red onion, serrano, tomatoes and lime juice. 



Adobo Salmon

  • 1 pound wild caught salmon (4 salmon fillets)
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon adobo blend seasoning
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Tablespoon cumin

Avocado Salsa

  • 2 avocados (peeled and diced)
  • 3 Roma tomatoes (diced)
  • 1/2 red onion (diced)
  • 1 serrano (seeds removed and finely diced)
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 garlic clove (minced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon cilantro (optional )


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees. 
  2. Remove pin bones from salmon with tweezers and cut salmon into 4 portions. 
  3. Place the salmon skin side down onto a baking sheet. 
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the adobo blend seasoning, brown sugar, cumin and a teaspoon of salt. Rub onto the salmon. 
  5. Bake salmon for 14-16 minutes. 
  6. As the salmon bakes, make the avocado salsa. 
  7. Peel and dice avocados. Dice tomatoes and onion. Finely dice a serrano, monce a clove of garlic and chop some cilantro. Add all ingredients to a bowl with olive oil, lime juice, salt and pepper. 
  8. Spoon avocado salsa over salmon and serve. 
  • Category: Main Course