Sheet Pan Salmon and Avocado Fajitas Recipe

Sheet Pan Salmon and Avocado Fajitas Recipe

How To Make Sheet Pan Salmon and Avocado Fajitas

Sheet pan salmon gets an exotic upgrade with this one-pan fajitas recipe. The fish is served with creamy avocados, bell peppers, and lots of fresh herbs.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • lbssalmon,, skin on
  • 12ozMcCormick Fajitas seasoning mix,divided
  • 3bell pepper,(red, yellow and green), cored and sliced into strips
  • 1yellow onion,(medium), peeled and sliced
  • 2tbspolive oil,divided
  • 1lime,(about 1½ tbsp juice)
  • salt
  • cupfresh cilantro,chopped
  • 2avocados,(medium), sliced
  • 12corn tortillas,or flour tortillas, warmed
  • ¾cupcotija cheese,crumbled
  • sour cream and Mexican hot sauce,for serving, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line an 18×13-inch baking sheet with a sheet of parchment paper. 

  2. Place salmon on one side of the baking sheet, skin side down.

  3. Place peppers and onions next to salmon. Brush salmon with olive oil. Drizzle and toss peppers with remaining 1 tablespoon of oil.

  4. Sprinkle half of the seasoning mix evenly over salmon then sprinkle remaining half over veggies and toss.

  5. Roast in preheated oven for about 20 minutes in total or until salmon has cooked through and flakes easily with a fork and veggies are tender, tossing veggies once halfway through cooking. 

  6. Spritz salmon and peppers with juice from the lime, season with salt as desired and sprinkle with cilantro. Flake salmon with a fork.

  7. To assemble, layer avocado slices over warmed tortillas. Top with flaked salmon, peppers and onions.

  8. Sprinkle with cotija cheese and serve with sour cream and hot sauce if desired.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 746.79kcal
  • Fat: 39.90g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.24g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 16.40g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 8.11g
  • Carbohydrates: 71.67g
  • Fiber: 15.86g
  • Sugar: 5.46g
  • Protein: 36.58g
  • Cholesterol: 77.37mg
  • Sodium: 923.18mg
  • Calcium: 755.50mg
  • Potassium: 1404.59mg
  • Iron: 21.77mg
  • Vitamin A: 210.52µg
  • Vitamin C: 98.94mg
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