Salmon Tacos with Orange Avocado Salsa Recipe

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Isaiah
Isaiah February 1, 2021
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How To Make Salmon Tacos with Orange Avocado Salsa

Briny flavors arise in these crunchy and delicious salmon tacos with a mix of sweet and tangy from the citrusy salsa topping. Make this dish in 30 minutes!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes
Serves:

Ingredients

For Salmon Taco:

  • lbsboneless salmon filets
  • 1tbspchili powder
  • 1tspground cumin
  • ½tspdried oregano
  • ½tspfine sea salt
  • ¼tspblack pepper
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • small corn tortillas,or flour tortillas

For Orange Avocado Salsa:

  • 2medium oranges,peeled and diced
  • 1large avocado,peeled, pitted and diced
  • 1jalapeño,cored and finely diced
  • ½small red onion,finely diced
  • 1cupfresh cilantro,chopped, loosely packed
  • 1lime juiced,plus extras for serving

Instructions

  1. Heat the oven. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.  Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil or grease with cooking spray; set aside.

  2. Prepare the salmon.  Whisk together the chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt, and black pepper together in a small bowl until combined.  Lightly pat the salmon filets dry with paper towels. 

  3. Place them in a single layer on the baking sheet, brush on all sides with oil, and sprinkle evenly with the seasoning mixture.  Bake until the internal temperature of the salmon reaches 145 degrees F for about 4 to 6 minutes per ½-inch of thickness. 

  4. Make the salsa. While your salmon is cooking, toss together the oranges, avocado, red onion, jalapeño, cilantro and lime juice in a medium bowl until combined.

  5. Assemble the tacos.  Once the salmon is cooked, use a fork to roughly shred it into large pieces.  Add the salmon to your tortillas, top with a few spoonfuls of salsa.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 213.51kcal
  • Fat: 14.39g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.83g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.08g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.33g
  • Carbohydrates: 6.98g
  • Fiber: 2.98g
  • Sugar: 3.01g
  • Protein: 14.93g
  • Cholesterol: 37.42mg
  • Sodium: 182.57mg
  • Calcium: 29.67mg
  • Potassium: 461.00mg
  • Iron: 0.79mg
  • Vitamin A: 22.98µg
  • Vitamin C: 23.43mg
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