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.
Makes 4 servings
- 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
How to make it
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.