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Oven Roasted Chili Lime Salmon with Avocado Salsa - chili lime marinated salmon, roasted in the oven, then topped with fresh avocado tomato salsa. Such easy weeknight dinner! | @littlebroken

Oven Roasted Chili Lime Salmon with Avocado Salsa



Chili Lime Salmon

  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/3 cup roughly chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 1/22 pounds fresh salmon fillet, whole or cut into individual size portions
  • salt and pepper

Avocado Salsa

  • 2 avocado, pitted + diced
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 Tbsp. red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 small jalapeno, seeded + finely chopped
  • lime juice, to taste
  • salt and pepper


Chili Lime Salmon

  1. In a food processor or blender puree lime juice, olive oil, garlic, cilantro, and chili powder until smooth. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  2. Place the salmon in a large ziploc bag and pour the marinade over the salmon. Marinate for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
  3. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  4. Place the salmon fillet onto the prepared baking sheet and bake 12-17 minutes or until easily flaked. Exact cook time will vary on thickness of salmon.
  5. Top with Avocado Salsa and serve immediately.

Avocado Salsa

  1. In a medium bowl, combine avocado, tomatoes, cilantro, red onion, and jalapeno. Squeeze desired amount of fresh lime juice and toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.


add 30 minutes for salmon to marinate