Salmon Skewers with Avocado-Cucumber Salsa

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 7 min 2
Salmon Skewers with Avocado-Cucumber Salsa
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2 fillet (170g) Atlantic salmon, wild (skin on, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces)
3/4 cup Cucumber (cut into rounds)
1 avocado(s) Avocado (diced)
1/2 small Red onion (diced)
1 medium pepper(s) Jalapeno pepper (seeded, diced)
1/3 cup Cilantro (coriander) (finely chopped)
2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil (for seasoning)
1 tsp Cumin (for seasoning)
1 tsp Chili powder
1 tsp Paprika (for seasoning)
3/4 tsp Kosher salt (for seasoning)
1 whole lime(s) Lime juice (fresh) (divided)


1. Prepare the grill for medium heat.

2. In a small bowl, mix together the salt, paprika, cumin, chili powder and oil.

3. In a medium bowl, gently rub the spice blend into the salmon pieces. Thread the salmon onto skewers. Set aside.

4. In another medium bowl, mix together the cucumber, red onion, hot pepper and cilantro. Gently mix in the avocado.

Pour 1/2 of the lime juice into the salsa and add salt to taste.

5. Grill the salmon, turning once or twice, until the fish is opaque throughout, for 5–7 minutes. The fish will cook quickly.

6. Drizzle the remaining lime juice over the salmon and serve with the avocado–cucumber salsa.



is a great source of protein and an excellent source of Omega 3's

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 554
Calories from fat 365
Calories from saturated fat 52
Total Fat 41 g
Saturated Fat 5.8 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 7.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat 23.6 g
Cholesterol 94 mg
Sodium 1026 mg
Potassium 1545 mg
Total Carbohydrate 14.6 g
Dietary Fiber 8.6 g
Sugars 2.3 g
Protein 37 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 1.9
Vegetables 2.3

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