Easy BBQ Salmon With Avocado Salsa

Pile the refreshing salsa on top for an extra dose of veggies and healthy fats.

Easy BBQ Salmon With Avocado Salsa
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Salmon has been a go-to for fitness buffs forever, because it’s low in fat but high in nutrients such as Omega-3. Pair it with this avocado salsa, which contains healthy fats, for a post-recovery meal that’ll prime your body for tomorrow’s workout.

Recipe and photo courtesy Taylor at The Girl on Bloor.

Prep time

5 min.

Cook time

10 min.

  • 4 frozen or fresh sockeye salmon filets
  • Olive oil
  • Brown sugar
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • For the avocado salsa:
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 yellow pepper, diced
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, basil, or parsely, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp red chili flakes

Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

Brush salmon with a little bit of olive oil, then brown sugar. Season with salt and pepper, then put on the grill skin-side down for 10-12 minutes, watching carefully.

Meanwhile, mix together the salsa ingredients.

Remove salmon from the grill, and toss with salsa. Serve alongside brown rice or BBQ potatoes.