Grilled Salmon Tacos with Avocado Salsa Recipe

1
2
3
4
5
5 from 1 vote
Jump To Recipe
Avatar Author's default profile picture
Danielle Rogers Modified: March 24, 2022
Grilled Salmon Tacos with Avocado Salsa Recipe

How To Make Grilled Salmon Tacos with Avocado Salsa

Indulge your taste buds to a hearty serving of salmon tacos, made with flaky grilled salmon, and stacked with cabbage, cheese, and a tangy avocado salsa!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 6 minutes
Total: 26 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • lbssalmon,boneless, skinned, sliced into 3 equal portions
  • 1tbspolive oil,plus more for grill
  • 1tbsplime juice,fresh
  • 1tspancho chili powder
  • ¾tspground cumin
  • ¾tsponion powder
  • ½tsppaprika
  • ½tspground coriander
  • ½tspsalt,then more to taste
  • ½tspfreshly ground black pepper

For Avocado Salsa:

  • 2medium avocados,ripe but semi firm, peeled, cored and diced
  • cupsmall red onion,diced, run under cool water and drain
  • 3tbspcilantro,chopped
  • 1jalapeno,seeded, minced
  • 1garlic clove,minced
  • 2tbsplime juice,fresh
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

For Serving:

  • 8corn tortillas,6-inch, warmed
  • 2cupsred cabbage,or green, thinly sliced
  • ½cupcotija cheese,crumbled

Instructions

Salmon:

  1. Preheat a gas grill over medium-high heat.

  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, ancho chili powder, cumin, onion powder, paprika, coriander, salt, and freshly ground black pepper. Evenly rub the mixture over both sides of salmon.

  3. Brush the grill lightly with oil, place salmon on the grill, and cook for about 3 minutes per side, rotating once halfway through cooking, until cooked through.

Avocado Salsa:

  1. In a mixing bowl, gently toss together the diced avocado, red onion, cilantro, jalapeno, garlic, lime juice, and olive oil while seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.

To Assemble:

  1. Break the salmon into small portions and layer over the center of tacos, add cabbage, avocado salsa, and Cotija cheese.

  2. Serve warm. Enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 767.04kcal
  • Fat: 50.60g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.17g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 22.90g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 10.16g
  • Carbohydrates: 38.41g
  • Fiber: 11.97g
  • Sugar: 3.69g
  • Protein: 43.81g
  • Cholesterol: 108.55mg
  • Sodium: 964.98mg
  • Calcium: 229.56mg
  • Potassium: 1419.33mg
  • Iron: 2.83mg
  • Vitamin A: 88.71µg
  • Vitamin C: 51.03mg
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!

Related Recipes

Oatmeal

Homemade Bircher Muesli Recipe

Keep your energy level in check during the holidays with a bowl of Bircher muesli. It's loaded with apples, oats, raisins, and nuts for a healthy breakfast.
40 mins

Salad

Bacon Ranch Chicken Salad Recipe

Munch on this filling chicken salad, loaded with crispy bacon and celery, then coated in a creamy mayo-ranch dressing for richer bite!
10 mins

Pies & Pastries

Salted Butterscotch Blondies Recipe

Enjoy luscious and decadent bites of these butterscotch blondies, loaded with sweet-salty butterscotch morsels, for a richly fudgy treat!
3 hrs

Sandwich

Jibarito Recipe

Have this amazing Puerto Rican sandwich for lunch. This jibarito sandwich is made with bananas instead of bread. It's slightly sweet and tender.
25 mins

Chips

Baked Cinnamon Apple Chips Recipe

These guilt-free, cinnamon-sugar dusted apple chips are the perfect healthy snack to satiate those junk food cravings! Bake a batch with just 3 ingredients.
3 hrs 5 mins

Seafood

Shrimp and Grits Recipe

This combination of shrimp and grits provide a satisfying salty and briny flavor. Use meaty pieces of shrimp to provide a nice backdrop to cheese.
30 mins

Bars and Brownies

Quinoa Crunch Snack Bars Recipe

Enjoy bites of these sweet crunch snack bars loaded with quinoa, oats, dates, and chia seeds bind together by sweet honey, for a rich and healthy snack!
3 hrs
Comments

Leave a comment

Replying to