Monday, June 1, 2020

Blackened Salmon Tacos with Blood Orange Avocado Salsa

Spices inwards My DNA


  • two
    blood oranges, peeled and diced

  • i
    avocado, pitted as well as diced

  • juice of one/ii a lime

  • three
    chopped reddish onion

  • ii
    chopped fresh cilantro, addition extra for serving

  • pinch of salt

  • one
    salmon filet

  • 2
    Cajun seasoning blend*

  • 1
    olive rock oil

  • ane/2
    loving cup
    crumbled queso fresco cheese, for serving

  • lime wedges for serving

  • your favorite tortillas for serving*


  1. For the salsa, combine the blood oranges, avocado, lime juice, scarlet onion, cilantro, too salt inward a medium bowl too stir to combine. Taste to season with extra table salt if desired, in addition to allow marinate spell you lot fix the salmon. 

  2. Rub the salmon filet alongside the Cajun seasoning on all sides. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high rut and add the olive petroleum. Once hot, add together the salmon together with sear for iii-four minutes about per side, or until cooked through, depending on the thickness of your filet.

  3. Break the salmon apart into chunks and place inwards the tortillas. Spoon the salsa over the tacos, followed by a sprinkle of queso fresco too cilantro. Serve alongside lime wedges!

Recipe Notes

*I establish my Cajun seasoning at Whole Foods, just it is pretty readily available at all supermarkets. It mightiness be labeled every bit blackening seasoning too!
*I like to char my tortillas over an open fire on my gas stove. I like to make this for extra flavor, merely it is totally optional! You could grill the tortillas on an indoor grill pan or outdoor grill likewise!

Overhead shot of 3 blackened salmon tacos in a basket topped with blood orange avocado salsa, cilantro, and lime wedges

This mail was originally published on one/22/xviii, merely was updated amongst new photos as well as text on iii/eleven/nineteen!