Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa

5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
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Salmon that gets grilled in the best spice rub and topped with a fresh avocado salsa.  


  • 2 lbs salmon
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp paprika powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper

Avocado salsa ingredients:

  • 1 avocado chopped
  • 1 roma tomato chopped
  • ½ small red onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup corn
  • Juice from 2 limes
  • 2 tbs finely chopped cilantro
  • dash of salt


  1. In a small mixing bowl combine salt, chili powder, paprika, onion powder, garlic powder and black pepper.
  2. Rub the salmon fillets with the olive oil and rub with the spice mix.
  3. Grill the salmon on medium heat for about 3-5 minutes or until desired doneness.
  4. Mix the avocado, Roma tomato, red onion, chopped cilantro, salt and juice from the limes in a small mixing bowl. Top the salmon with the avocado salsa.

Recipe Notes

Recipe originally published in 2014

Inspired by The Cookie Rookie