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Mexican Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa

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Mexican Grilled Salmon with Avocado Cucumber Salsa served over greens with creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing that can be made in 20 minutes. A delicious, healthy low-carb meal.
22MIN
Total Time
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I’m chef and owner of Feast Catering Company, and author of Feasting at Home – a food blog featuring seasonal, healthy & global recipes.
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Ingredients

US / METRIC
Servings:
4
Serves 4
4 heads
Little Gems Lettuce
or Baby Romaine

Salmon

1
Avocado , diced
1 cup
Cucumbers , diced
1/4 cup
Fresh Cilantro , chopped
1/2 Tbsp
1/2 tsp

Salsa

1/2 cup
1 clove
Garlic , minced
1 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
Fresh Cilantro , chopped
1/2 tsp
Salt and Pepper

Dressing

4
(6 oz)
1 tsp
1/2 Tbsp
Ground Cumin
1/2 Tbsp
Chili Powder
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
473
FAT
21.7 g
PROTEIN
44.7 g
CARBS
26.3 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Preheat the grill.
Step 2
In a small bowl, make the rub - mix Salt (1 tsp) , Ground Black Pepper (1 tsp) , Ground Cumin (1/2 Tbsp) , and Chili Powder (1/2 Tbsp) .
Step 3
Rub all sides of each of the Salmon Fillets (4) with the spice rub.
Step 4
Make the dressing. In a small bowl, whisk together Greek Yogurt (1/2 cup) , juice of Lime (1) , Garlic (1 clove) , Olive Oil (1 Tbsp) , Fresh Cilantro (2 Tbsp) , Salt and Pepper (1/2 tsp) .
Step 5
Make the salsa, in a medium bowl, mix the Cucumbers (1 cup) , Fresh Cilantro (1/4 cup) , zest and juice of the Lime (1) , Jalapeño Pepper (1/2) , Olive Oil (1/2 Tbsp) and Salt (1/2 tsp) . Then gently fold in the Avocado (1) .
Step 6
Quarter Little Gems Lettuce (4 heads) vertically. Set aside.
Step 7
Grill salmon over medium high heat on a greased grill, a few minutes on each side until desired doneness. Preferable medium or medium rare.
Step 8
To assemble: Toss lettuce gently with a little dressing, just enough to coat. Lay the dressed lettuces on each plate, creating a bed for the salmon.
Step 9
Place salmon on top, then spoon avocado salsa over top. Serve with lime wedges and cilantro sprigs. Enjoy!
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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
473
% Daily Value*
Fat
21.7 g
28%
Saturated Fat
3.9 g
20%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
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Cholesterol
82.1 mg
27%
Carbohydrates
26.3 g
10%
Fiber
15.6 g
56%
Sugars
8.0 g
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Protein
44.7 g
89%
Sodium
1293.8 mg
56%
Vitamin D
18.5 µg
92%
Calcium
182.8 mg
14%
Iron
5.5 mg
31%
Potassium
2165.7 mg
46%
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