Chili-Rubbed Salmon with Avocado Salsa

Ingredients

Chili-Rubbed Salmon

  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp packed brown sugar
  • 1.5 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt

Avocado Salsa

  • 2 avocados, diced into 1 cm cubes
  • 4 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • juice of one lime

Method

Chili-Rubbed Salmon

  1. Pre-heat grill to medium heat.
  2. Rinse salmon and pat dry. Brush salmon fillets with olive oil.
  3. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, chili powder, ground cumin and pepper. Spread generously over the salmon fillets.
  4. Cook salmon on grill for 6-8 minutes per side.

To Oven-Bake:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 425°F.
  2. Bake salmon on parchment-lined baking sheet for 12-15 minutes, until cooked through.

Avocado Salsa

  1. Combine all ingredients and serve immediately

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