Spattering Salmon Fajitas

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 pounds sockeye salmon fillets cubed
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons chopped chives
  • 1 large fennel bulb sliced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1 medium lime cut into wedges


  • In a large skillet (preferably cast iron), heat coconut oil over medium high heat. Add salmon, season with salt and pepper, and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring regularly until salmon is cooked thru. Once cooked through, remove half the salmon and store in refrigerator for lunch the following day (Vietnamese Salmon Salad).
  • Add next 6 ingredients (chives through coriander). Stirring constantly, cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until everything is tender.
  • Serve with cilantro and a wedge of lime.


Related Lunch Recipe: Vietnamese Salmon Salad
SERVING SUGGESTION: fresh guacamole for on top or on the side (avocados, lime juice, cilantro, jalapeno (optional), minced onion, a small diced tomato, and sea salt)
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