Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa Recipe
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Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa Recipe

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“I’m not usually a seafood fan, but I ordered a similar salmon dish at a restaurant, and I couldn’t stop eating it. My recipe re-creation has become a favorite with family and friends.” —Renee McIlheran, Lockport, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons balsamic vinaigrette, divided
  • 4 salmon fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet with 1/2 cup salsa equals 301 calories, 21 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 57 mg cholesterol, 295 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the tomato, avocado, onion, cilantro, oil, garlic and 2 tablespoons vinaigrette. Chill until serving.
  2. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. Sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper. Place salmon skin side down on grill rack. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 7-9 minutes or until the salmon flakes easily with a fork. Brush with remaining vinaigrette. Serve with salsa. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa in Simple & Delicious June/July 2011, p17

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet with 1/2 cup salsa equals 301 calories, 21 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 57 mg cholesterol, 295 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fat.

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Jun. 4, 2013

Enjoyed this recipe!

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Reviewed Aug. 3, 2012

My husband does not like avocado but really liked this salsa. I've given the recipe to many of my friends.

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Reviewed Jan. 2, 2012

Great salmon. loved the balsamic on it.

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Reviewed Sep. 14, 2011

My husband is diabetic and he loved this dish. It was soo easy to make and tastes great!

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Reviewed Jun. 1, 2011

Awesome recipe!! I've made the salsa with grilled onions too.

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