Grilled Salmon with Avocado Sauce

Salmon has been one of my favorite fishes for a long time. This fresh water fish is easy to prepare and has a delightful soft texture.

To top it all up, salmon is high in Omega-3 fatty oils, and it’s considered one of the best choices for those who are trying to “like” fish in their diet. Why? Because Salmon has a mild flavor and will not scare the newbies away:)

 

This recipe has simple ingredients that you will be able to find all year around. I like to keep the salmon simple, seasoned with salt and pepper, and let the imagination flow in the sauce!

Grilled Salmon with Avocado Lime Sauce

Adapted from Simple Recipes

Ingredients:

  • 4 salmon fillets
  • grapeseed oil spray
  • 2 large avocados
  • 1/2 juice of lime
  • 1 garlic
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp green onions
  • 2 tbsp cilantro
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper

Directions:

  • Sauce: In a food processor add avocados, lime juice, garlic, green onions, cilantro, honey, mustard, salt, and pepper. Process all the ingredients until well combined. Add the olive oil slowly, and process all the ingredients until smooth.
  • Salmon: Using a hot oil coated grill or grill pan, add the salmon for 3-4 minutes each side. Set aside when ready and cover with foil to keep the heat or serve immediately.

In less than 15 minutes you will be able to enjoy a delicious and nutritional meal. Bom Apetite! (Portugues).

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15 Responses to Grilled Salmon with Avocado Sauce

    • Absolutely Jess! Lemon will be a great choice for this sauce. I often use lime in my recipes because lime is consider the “Brazilian lemon”. Thanks for visiting the site!

  1. I just love the idea of this sauce!! Also adore salmon. We have access to fabulous salmon in the UK, and I tend to eat it weekly.

  2. What a great combination! I love salmon and it is also my favorite fish too. Avocado is a very nice touch not only in the color contrast but I have feeling it gives very nice taste as well. Thank you for sharing your recipe and your mouthwatering photos!

  3. Sounds great, of course. Look beautiful, but that is also “of course” coming from you! :)

  4. This look delicious, I love salmon and the avocado sauce sounds like a great combination. I’ll definitely have to try this next time I make salmon!

  5. ana helena, maravilhosa receita e prática!!!olha tempoi é ouro hoje principalmente para mim….muito boa ..as photos estão lindas!!!

    • Sim mae,muito rapida e facil, se voce quizer que o molho fique mais fino eh so acrescentar mais um pouco de azeite de oliva. Beijos e saudades.

  6. I love salmon and I love avocadoes so this should be scrumptious. By the way, thanks for connecting with me on foodbuzz.