How To Cook Broiled Salmon with Avocado Grapefruit Salsa

This recipe for Broiled Salmon with Avocado Grapefruit Salsa couldn’t be any easier! Simply brush your salmon with a chile-spiced oil and broil, then top with the salsa. The tangy salsa creates yummy balance with the spice in the salmon, while the avocado adds healthy fat. Serve this broiled salmon over a bed of mixed greens or even veggie noodles. It’s light, refreshing, and the perfect salmon dish for a warm spring or summer day!

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Broiled Salmon with Avocado Grapefruit Salsa
Salmon- Yields: 2 servings | Calories: 303 | Total Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 289mg | Carbohydrates: 2g | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Protein: 23g | SmartPoints: 8

Salsa- Yields: 4 servings | Serving Size: 2 tablespoons | Calories: 114 | Total Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 123mg | Carbohydrates: 13g | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Protein: 2g | SmartPoints: 4

Ingredients

For the Salmon:
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon Ancho chili powder
    • 2 clove garlic, minced
    • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 2 (4 ounce) salmon fillets
For the Salsa:
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pit remove, diced small
  • 1 red grapefruit, peels and cut into small segments
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons red onion, minced
  • Directions

    For the Salmon:

    Preheat broiler, lightly spray a cookie sheet with nonstick spray.

    Combine olive oil, chili powder, garlic, salt, and ground pepper and mix well. Place salmon skin side down on prepared sheet. Gently brush fillets with a small amount of oil mix and place in oven. Broil for about 3 minutes, rotate the pan 180 degrees and brush with additional oil mix and broil for 3 more minutes. Repeat this process until salmon is golden brown, firm, and flaky. Remove from oven and rest for 2 or 3 minutes before serving.

    For Salsa:

    Combine all ingredients and mix well. Let sit for 10 minutes before serving. Spoon on top of broiled salmon and enjoy!

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