Salmon Tacos

Salmon Tacos

Looking for an easy and fresh summer taco recipe? These Salmon Tacos are the answer, it’s all about using good quality, fresh ingredients, to achieve the best tacos. This easy salmon tacos recipe can be easily prepared in the oven or in a hot pan over the stove. 

To make it Mexican salmon, rub it with Gran Luchito Chipotle Paste and a bit of butter, season with a pinch of salt and pepper, and then cook until lovely and flaky. Once cooked, it’s served over warm Gran Luchito Soft Taco Wraps and simply garnished with a nice fresh cabbage salad.

We also top our spicy salmon tacos with a few dollops of a delicious Avocado Crema prepared with our Gran Luchito Habanero and Lime Fajita & Taco Mix. It’s a lovely avocado cream recipe that goes well on everything, not just this recipe! Enjoy!

  • Prep time

    20 mins

  • Cook time

    20 mins

  • Total time

    40 mins

  • Ideal for

  • Make it

  • Serves


Nutrition: Per serving

kcal 205 fat 16g saturates 5.0g carbs 9.1g sugars 1.7g fibre 1.2g protein 6.9g salt 0.22g

How to make it

Preheat your oven to 180°C / 350°F.

  1. Place your salmon in a baking dish and spread the Chipotle Paste over your fish with the back of a spoon. Add the butter on top, the olive oil, a pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper. Place in the oven for 16-20 minutes, (depending on your oven).
  2. While the salmon is cooking, prepare the quick salad garnish by mixing all the ingredients in a bowl. Then simply season with salt and pepper and set aside.
  3. Prepare the avocado crema by placing all the ingredients into a food processor, and blitz until you get a smooth creamy texture. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Warm up the Gran Luchito Soft Taco Wraps over a hot pan and keep them warm, wrapped in a tea towel.
  5. Once your salmon is cooked, remove from the oven and squeeze the lemon juice on top. Break the meat with a spoon, and serve over your soft tacos. Add a good amount of salad garnish, and finish your taco with a good amount of avocado crema.

What To Serve With Salmon Tacos

We recommend serving these salmon tacos alongside a plate of freshly made Prawn Ceviche and a bowl of Mexican Rice!

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What goes with salmon tacos?

For this recipe we have used a simple salad garnish to go inside the tacos along with the salmon. As well as some Avocado Crema. Other alternatives you could do would be an avocado salsa, a pico de gallo, or some Mexican coleslaw. They would all go brilliantly inside this fresh summery taco.

How to make juicy salmon?

Using good quality salmon, and not overcooking it are the main ways to keep it juicy. In our case our head chef Susy also added butter on top, as well as a drizzle of olive oil, which would have kept it moist whilst cooking. Always a good trick!

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Anna B
Anna B
3 years ago
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I loved it! I don’t usually eat my fish in taco firm, but the combination of the flavours in a soft tortilla was a definite winner 👌

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