Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa (Healthy, Low-Carb, Paleo,

2 servings


10 minutes

active time

22 minutes

total time


2 4-6 oz salmon fillets

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 clove garlic (minced or crushed)

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

1/2 teaspoon cumin

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 ripe avocado (pitted and diced)

1/2 cup tomato (diced, any type of tomato)

2 tablespoons onion (diced)

2 tablespoons cilantro (minced)

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 tablespoon lime juice

salt and pepper (to taste)


Stir the olive oil, garlic, and spices in a small bowl. Brush or rub salmon with the spice mixture.

Heat a large heavy-duty (preferably non-stick) pan or grill medium-high heat. Add salmon to the pan and cook for 5-6 minutes per side. Remove from pan, top with avocado salsa and serve immediately.

To make the avocado salsa:Add the avocado, tomato, onion, and cilantro to a large mixing bowl. Drizzle with olive oil, fresh lime juice and a pinch of salt and pepper. Gently mix with a spoon until fully combined. Cover with plastic wrap until ready to serve.


Serving Size

1 serving (1 fillet with


528 kcal

Total Fat

43 g

Saturated Fat

6 g

Unsaturated Fat

35 g

Trans Fat



62 mg


360 mg

Total Carbohydrate

13 g

Dietary Fiber

8 g

Total Sugars

2 g


25 g

2 servings


10 minutes

active time

22 minutes

total time
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