Spicy Salmon with Creamy Avocado Sauce

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A delicious dairy free sauce to top your salmon and rice. I love this bowl so much for the flavors all go so well with each other. The sauce is creamy and sweet thanks to those caramelized leeks and they work perfectly with the spicyness of the fish.

If you like this, you will definitely enjoy my CRISPY SPICY SALMON BOWLS or my CRISPY SALMON TACOS or my SWEET + SPICY SALMON or my SPINACH + FETA STUFFED SALMON.

spicy salmon coconut avocado sauce

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spicy salmon with coconut avocado sauce

Spicy Salmon with Coconut Avocado Sauce

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 30 mins

Ingredients 

Avocado Sauce:

  • 1 large leek, sliced thin + rinsed well
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 avocados, quartered
  • 14 oz canned coconut milk
  • salt to taste

Salmon:

  • 1.75 lbs salmon,
  • salt, garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder, paprika + dried oregano to taste
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • Easy Cilantro Lime Rice

Instructions

Sauce:

  • In a large pan, heat your oil on medium and add in your leaks. Sauté for 3-4 minutes or until they break down. Stir in your garlic for 30 seconds then add in the avocados, coconut milk and salt to taste. Mix everything around and break down your avocado for about 2-3 minutes then transfer to a food processor and puree until smooth.

Salmon:

  • Remove the skin from your salmon pieces then slice into large cubes. Season generously with salt, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, chili powder and oregano, then toss gently with a spoon to coat everything.
  • Wipe down the same pan you used for the sauce and use that. Heat your oil and then add in the salmon chunks. Cook for about 4 minutes per side or until the internal temperature reaches 145° F. Transfer to a paper towel lined platter when finished.

Nutrition

Calories: 748kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 58g | Saturated Fat: 26g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 114mg | Potassium: 1767mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 597IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 4mg
Author: Stella

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