Salmon with Spicy Nectarine Salsa

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 4 large salmon fillets
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic minced and divided
  • 1 cup cubed nectarines fresh or frozen
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon minced jalapeno seeds removed
  • 1 large bunch asparagus spears ends trimmed
  • 2 large lemons (zest of 1 and juice of both)


  • Heat a skillet, to medium-high heat and add the oil. Add the salmon skin side down and season with salt and pepper. Cook for about 2 minutes then flip over and add half of the garlic to the skillet. Cook to the desired doneness and then remove the salmon from the skillet and set aside.
  • In the same skillet add the nectarines through the jalapeno and remaining garlic. Cook until the mixture starts to bubble. Season with salt and pepper and then remove from the heat.
  • Steam the asparagus and then season with salt, pepper and lemon juice and zest.
  • Serve the salmon and asparagus spooning over the nectarine salsa.


Serving Suggestion: Coleslaw (Shredded cabbage and carrot with salt and pepper to taste, lime juice and extra virgin olive oil. Also, a bit of stevia can be added for sweetness.)
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