whole30 blackened salmon with peach avocado salsa

blackened salmon with peach avocado salsa

Oven baked salmon rubbed with spices, topped with a cool peach salsa, make for a fresh and healthy dinner to make all summer long.
0 from 0 votes
Print Pin
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked salmon recipe, peach salsa salmon, salmon in the oven
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 540

Ingredients

blackened spice rub

  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika - or Spanish paprika
  • 2 teaspoons Kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano

peach avocado salsa

  • 2 peaches cored, and diced
  • 1 avocado, pit removed and diced - haas suggested
  • 1/4 red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, diced
  • juice of 1 lime - plus more to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt - plus more to taste
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper - plus more to taste
  • generous pinch blackened spice rub - optional

blackened salmon

  • 2 lbs salmon - wild-caught suggested
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons avocado oil - can also use olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons blackened spice rub
  • juice of 1 lime quartered, for garnish - optional

Instructions

blackened spice rub

  • to a ramekin, combine all spices and mix well using fork. Set aside. Will make approx 1/4 cup seasoning blend; may have leftover for another use.

peach avocado salsa

  • To a medium-sized mixing bowl, add diced peaches, avocado, red onion, cilantro, lime juice, salt, and pepper. Using a spoon, mix until well-combined. Adjust to taste with additional salt or pepper, and lime juice, if desired. Can be made 1-2 days in advance refrigerated.

blackened salmon

  • Preheat oven to 375F. Remove the salmon from the refrigerator and let stand at room temperature for 10 minutes while you prepare the spice rub and/or salsa. Line a large baking dish or baking sheet with a large piece of aluminum foil or parchment paper.
  • Place salmon skin side down, and brush approx 1 teaspoon avocado or olive oil over each fillet. Coat each fillet with 1-1 1/2 teaspoons of blackened spice rub. Bake for 15  minutes or until salmon easily flakes with fork. 
  • Remove blackened salmon from oven, and squeeze fresh lime wedge over salmon fillet, if desired. Top salmon with peach avocado salsa and serve immediately.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 540kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 30g | Fiber: 5g
Did you make this recipe?We want to see! Tag @casadecrews on instagram or use the hashtag #casadecrewseats so we can find you!