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Blackened Salmon Lettuce Wraps with Orange Salsa - the easiest salmon lettuce wraps with insanely delicious orange avocado salsa! Low carb and easy to make | @littlebroken

Blackened Salmon Lettuce Wraps with Orange Salsa

  • Author: Katya
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 4-6 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American


Blackened salmon lettuce wraps with a bright orange salsa. This weeknight dinner comes together in a cinch with simple, fresh, and delicious ingredients!


Units Scale


  • 1 1/2 lbs. salmon
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. dried thyme
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Fresh lime juice
  • Kosher salt and fresh black pepper


  • 1 large orange, peeled + chopped (1 cup)
  • 1 large avocado, peeled + chopped (1 1/2 cups)
  • 1/2 jalapeño, seeds removed + finely chopped
  • 3 Tbsp. red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup fresh chopped cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil

To Serve

  • Iceberg lettuce leaves
  • Lime wedges, optional



  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Line a large rimmed sheet pan with parchment paper. Place the salmon onto the prepared sheet pan and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the spices and olive oil. Pour the mixture over the salmon, making sure the entire top and sides are coated. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Bake for 15-19 minutes or until cooked through. Squeeze fresh lime juice over the salmon before serving.


  1. Add all ingredients into a bowl and gently toss until combined. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

To Serve

  1. Flake the salmon and spoon into the center of a lettuce leaf. Top with orange salsa. If desired, squeeze some fresh lime juice.



  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 430
  • Sugar: 7.6 g
  • Sodium: 153.5 mg
  • Fat: 24.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.2 g
  • Protein: 40.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 86.9 mg

Keywords: low carb, easy lettuce wrap, seafood