two salmon filets in skillet with avocado sauce on top
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Salmon with Creamy Avocado Sauce

Salmon with Creamy Avocado Sauce is an amazing combination of flavors that your family will love. Pan seared salmon that forms a perfect crust and topped with creamy avocados, every bite is mouthwatering.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword avocado, salmon, skillet
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 323kcal
Author Shannon

Ingredients

  • 4-5 oz salmon filets
  • ½ tsp garlic salt
  • ½ tsp garlic pepper
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • chopped cilantro and sesame seeds for garnish optional

For the Avocado Sauce:

  • 1 avocado
  • ½ tsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp cilantro
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • ½ tsp garlic salt

Instructions

Season salmon filets with garlic salt and garlic pepper

    In a small bowl mix together sesame oil, honey, minced garlic, cayenne pepper, and onion powder; set aside to use to baste the salmon.

      Heat a large skillet over medium high heat and add butter. Once it melts add in the salmon filets skin side down. Baste with honey mixture and cook for 3 minutes. Flip onto flesh side and cook an additional 3-4 minutes, until salmon is light pink, remove from heat and baste a few more times.

        In a food processor or blender add all ingredients for avocado sauce and blend until smooth. Add even amounts to top of salmon and garnish with parsley and sesame seeds (optional).

          Nutrition

          Calories: 323kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 670mg | Potassium: 382mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 360IU | Vitamin C: 5.3mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 0.5mg