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Salmon Tacos with Avocado-Cilantro Sauce

Crispy Salmon wrapped in corn tortillas, fresh cabbage and avocado-cilantro sauce made in the blender! Super fresh and perfect for taco tuesday!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Salmon Tacos, Tacos
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Author winnie liong


  • 4 corn tortillas
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 4-oz salmon filets
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/8 tsp chili powder
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • lime wedges and fresh cilantro for garnish

Avocado-Cilantro Cream Sauce

  • 2 large avocados
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt of choice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup cilantro
  • juice from 1 lime
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1 small jalapeno optional


  • Place all ingredients for the avocado-cilantro cream sauce into a blender. Process until smooth and leave to side.
  • Brush salmon filets with olive oil and sprinkle with cumin, chili powder, garlic powder and salt + pepper to taste.
  • Preheat skillet with olive oil to medium heat.
  • Place salmon flesh down and cook for 2-3 minutes and then flip to cook the other side for another 4-5 minutes until crispy.
  • Heat up your corn tortillas and add a handful of shredded cabbage as the base. Add salmon, avocado-cilantro cream sauce and fresh cilantro on top as garnish!