Oven-Roasted Salmon with Avocado Citrus Salsa, photo by Fresh Avocados - Love One TodayPhoto by Fresh Avocados - Love One Today

Oven-Roasted Salmon with Avocado Citrus Salsa

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Recommended serving size: 1 salmon fillet with approximately ¼ cup of salsa.

This Love One Today® oven-roasted salmon with avocado citrus salsa avocado recipe is another way to make the American Heart Association’s® recommendations part of your healthy lifestyle.

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Recipe courtesy of Fresh Avocados – Love One Today®

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe fresh avocado halved, pitted, peeled and diced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 ripe navel orange peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup diced seedless cucumber
  • 1/4 cup finely diced scallions
  • 1 jalapeño pepper seeded, finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt divided
  • 4 skinless salmon fillets approximately 2 oz. each

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Directions

  1. In a medium bowl combine avocado, lime juice, orange, cucumber, onion, jalapeño, cilantro and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt; set aside.
  2. Heat broiler.
  3. Season salmon with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  4. Arrange fillets on a lightly greased foil-lined rimmed baking sheet.
  5. Broil salmon 4 inches from heat source until cooked through, 8 to 10 minutes.
  6. To serve, place fillets on a platter; top with salsa.

Chef Notes

Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados, adjust the quantity accordingly.

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