Salmon with Avocado and Cucumber Salad

  • 08.31.12

Salmon with avocado and cucumber salad.

Salmon is another dish that has endless possibilities, not to mention that it is one of my favorite dish. 

Tonight recipe is an adaptation from a torn magazine page, Hemisphere Magazine from United. 

Easy to prepare, it takes less than 20 minutes, refreshing and as delicious as it can be. A must try.

The fresh dill sure made the dish. The side salad with avocado and cucumber is refreshing. The shaved red onion gives it the perfect tanginess that is need it. A perfect summer all year around dish, perfect for summer pot lucks of picnics. Your friends will love it too.

Bon Appetit!






4 Salmon filets, skinless and 6 ounces each

½ lemon, juiced

1 tablespoon fresh dill, finely chopped

1 teaspoon garlic salt

1 teaspoon paprika

1 teaspoon pepper

Olive oil

Preheat oven to 350 º.

In a plate combine the dill, garlic salt, paprika and pepper. Set aside.

Brush all sides of the salmon with the lemon juice.

Dredge the salmon through the dill seasoning, coating all sides and shaking off any excess.

In a large ovenproof skillet, heat over medium high a shadow of olive oil. Add the salmon and sear on both sides.

Transfer to the warm oven and cook for another 10 to 15 minutes or until is cooked through.

Avocado and Cucumber Salad:

1 tablespoon fresh dill, finely chopped

1 teaspoon lemon zest

2 lemons, juiced

½ olive oil

Red leaves salad, washed and rinsed well

2 avocados, diced

½ of a large cucumber, outer skin removed and sliced thinly

¼ of a small red onion, shaved

Salt and pepper to taste

In a large bowl mix the dill, lemon zest and the lemon juice, olive oil salt and pepper.

Add the avocado, cucumber and red onion. And gently mix well.

To assemble:

Place the red leaves salad, or any green mix of choice, on a plate. Place the salmon over the salad. Add to the plate the avocado, cucumber salad. Drizzle the juice from the avocado salad over the salmon. Serve immediately.




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