Grilled Salmon Tacos with Avocado Salsa

Grilled Salmon Tacos with Avocado Salsa

Posted by : Brittney Dieter   /  

Yield: About 8 tacos



1 1/2 lbs boneless salmon, skinned and sliced into 3 equal portions

1 Tbsp olive oil, plus more for grill

1 Tbsp fresh lime juice

1 tsp ancho chili powder

3/4 tsp ground cumin

3/4 tsp onion powder

1/2 tsp paprika

1/2 tsp ground coriander

1/2 tsp salt, then more to taste

1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper

Avocado Salsa

2 medium avocados (ripe but semi-firm), peeled, cored and diced

2 tomatoes, diced

1/3 cup small diced red onion

3 Tbsp chopped cilantro

1 jalapeno, seeded and minced

1 clove garlic, minced

2 Tbsp fresh lime juice

1 Tbsp olive oil

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

For serving

8 6-inch corn tortillas, warmed

1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese



For the salmon:

Preheat a gas grill over medium-high heat. In a mixing bowl whisk together olive oil, lime juice, ancho chili powder, cumin, onion powder, paprika, coriander, salt and freshly ground black pepper. Evenly rub mixture over both sides of salmon. Brush grill lightly with oil, place salmon on grill and cook, rotating once halfway through cooking, until cooked through, about 3 minutes per side. Meanwhile, prepare avocado salsa.

For the avocado salsa:

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


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