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Grilled Salmon and Avocado Salad

This easy, refreshing, and healthy salmon salad is perfect for those hot summer nights
Grilled Salmon and Avocado Salad


A quick and easy summertime salad like this one is ideal for every sunny evening.

This recipe is courtesy of Laylita.


For the dressing

  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 hot pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 Teaspoon cumin
  • 2 Tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped
  • Salt, to taste

For the salmon

  • 2 Pounds salmon, cut into 4 pieces
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 Teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon paprika
  • 1 Teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 Teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

For the salad

  • 8 Cups lettuce
  • 1 large avocado, pitted, peeled, and sliced
  • 1/4 red onion, finely sliced
  • 1/2 cucumber, sliced
  • Sliced cherry tomatoes
  • Cilantro leaves


For the dressing

Combine all the ingredients for the dressing in a jar. Seal it and shake until well mixed.

For the salmon

Combine the salt, coriander, cumin, paprika, onion powder, and black pepper together.

Rub the salmon filets with olive oil and then with the spice mix.

Heat the grill until hot. Grill the salmon to desired doneness, about 8 minutes.

For the salad

Place the lettuce in a salad bowl. Add the avocado, red onion, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, and cilantro leaves. Place the grilled salmon on top. Drizzle the cilantro-lime dressing over the salad, and serve immediately.