salmon and avocado salsa

Pan Seared Salmon and Avocado Salsa

Watch how I get perfectly cooked salmon on the stove and I show you a quick 5 ingredient Avocado Salsa. This recipe is so full of flavor and ready in about 15 minutes.
Course dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword how to cook salmon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 333kcal
Author Jennifer Banz


For the Pan Seared Salmon

  • 4 Salmon fillet‘s - skin on or off
  • 2 Tablespoons Avocado oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic powder
  • Zest and juice of one small lime
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste

For the Avocado Salsa

  • 1 cup Diced avocado
  • Juice of one lime
  • One clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons Chopped cilantro
  • 2 Roma tomato’s, diced


  • Heat the avocado oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  • Season both sides of the salmon fillet‘s with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
  • Cook the salmon in the hot skillet for a few minutes on each side. Look for signs of overcooking (white juices seeping out of the flesh). Sprinkle the lime zest and pour the lime juice over the salmon. Remove from heat and set aside
  • In a medium bowl, combine all of the ingredients for the avocado salsa and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve salmon fillet’s topped with avocado salsa


Nutrition for 3 ounce salmon filet and 1/4th of avocado salsa: 333 calories / 22g fat / 2g sat fat / 5g carbs / 4g fiber / 26g protein


Calories: 333kcal