Salmon with avocado-ginger salsa


  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time10 mins
  • Makes4 Servings
*PLUS Cooking time: 10 minutes
Salmon with avocado-ginger salsa

Roberto Caruso

Chatelaine Triple Tested


  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt

  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced

  • 1/4 cup chopped pickled ginger

  • 1 firm, ripe avocado, diced

  • 1 English cucumber, seeded and diced

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 4 salmon fillets, about 720 g

  • 1 tsp olive oil


  • Position rack in upper third of oven. Preheat broiler to 500F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with foil.

  • Stir yogurt with onions, ginger, avocado, cucumber and 1/4 tsp salt in a medium bowl.

  • Brush fish with oil and sprinkle with remaining salt. Season with fresh pepper. Place fish skin-side down on prepared sheet.

  • Broil fish until a knife tip inserted into thickest part of a fillet and held for 10 sec comes out warm, 8 to 10 min. Serve with avocado salsa.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 400, Protein 31g, Carbohydrates 14g, Fat 25g, Fibre 4g, Sodium 391mg.

Shopping Tip:

Look for pickled ginger in the Japanese section of the grocery store. It may also be called sushi ginger.