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A tray of salmon tacos with avocado cream and limes wedges

Salmon tacos with avocado cream

Published: May 21, 2015 at 11:07 am
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

These zesty lime grilled salmon tacos with avocado cream are a really great option for a quick and easy, fresh meal for spring. They're ready in just 20 minutes, making them perfect for a midweek meal or for when it's too hot to cook for too long


Try these grilled salmon tacos then check out our fish tacos, tacos al pastor, beer-battered fish tacos and steak tacos. Or discover more of our salmon recipes such as our Cajun salmon with sweet potato wedges.


  • 2 skinless salmon fillets
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • ½ tsp hot smoked paprika
  • 10 baby plum tomatoes, finely diced
  • 1 green chilli, finely chopped 
  • avocado, ½ sliced
  • 4 small corn tortillas, warmed 
  • ½ avocado, roughly chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • a small handful coriander
  • 3 tbsp natural yogurt
  • (optional) Tabasco sauce


  • STEP 1

    Put the salmon in a glass dish.Add half the lime juice, the paprika and a good pinch of salt and rub into the flesh. Leave for 10 minutes.

  • STEP 2

    To make the avocado cream, put the avocado in a small food processor with the lime juice, coriander and the yogurt. Whizz until smooth then season with salt and Tabasco, if you like.

  • STEP 3

    Mix the tomato and chilli and add a squeeze of lime.

  • STEP 4

    Grill the salmon for 5 minutes, or until just cooked through. Divide between the warm tortillas, then top with tomato mix, sliced avocado and the avocado cream.

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