avocado lime salmon
Sheena Bates

Avocado Lime Salmon Topped With Fresh Pico de Gallo

A fresh avocado lime salmon is perfect for a hot summer day.

If your go-to salmon recipe has got you down, try something new. Whether it’s grilled, baked, or seared, this avocado lime salmon recipe is one you will want to add to your dinner rotation.

Lindsey Hargett shares her tips for making delicious salmon at home. However, she says that the main wow factor of this recipe is in the toppings! After the fish is cooked, she tops it with a homemade fresh avocado Pico topping that gives each taste a fresh bite! It adds so much flavor to an already delectable fish.

For more recipes from Lindsey, you can connect with her at www.lkcooking.com or on Instagram at @lkcooking.


Avocado Lime Salmon


  • 4 salmon filets
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp ancho chili powder
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper

For the avocado salsa

  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1/2 small red onion, sliced
  • 2 roma tomatoes, diced
  • Juice from 2 limes
  • ½ bunch finely chopped cilantro
  • Salt to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 415 F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Mix the salt, cumin, paprika, onion and garlic powders, ancho chili powder, and black
  3. pepper together. Rub the salmon filets with olive oil and seasoning mix.
  4. Cook the salmon in the oven for 15-20 minutes, or until light and flaky but not dry!
  5. Combine the avocado, onion, tomato, cilantro, lime juice, and salt in a bowl and mix well,
  6. chill until ready to use.
  7. Top salmon with avocado salsa and enjoy.

** You can also get fresh pico de gallo from your grocery store and add a diced avocado for a semi-homemade version!

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