Salmon Fillet with Yogurt Avocado Sauce

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Salmon Fillet with Yogurt Avocado Sauce

Try this baked fish when you’re low on energy. The creamy avocado sauce is delicious and can help if you’re having difficulties swallowing.

Prep time

10 minutes

Cook Time

15 minutes

Total Time

25 minutes

Yield

Serves 4

Ingredients

1 avocado
½ cup Greek yogurt
3 tablespoons cilantro leaves
1 clove garlic
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon water, plus more as needed
1 teaspoon salt, plus more for seasoning
1 teaspoon ground pepper, plus more for seasoning
4 3-ounce salmon fillets
1 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  2. Combine avocado, yogurt, cilantro, garlic, lemon juice, 1 tablespoon water, and 1 teaspoon each salt and pepper in a food processor and blend until smooth. If necessary, add more water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until sauce reaches desired consistency.
  3. Place fish skin-side down on prepared baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper and brush with olive oil. Bake fish until just cooked through, 8 to 10 minutes. Fish should register 145 degrees Fahrenheit using an instant-read thermometer in the middle of the fillet.
  4. Serve fish topped with sauce.

Nutritional Information

Calories

280 calories

Carbohydrates

6g

Fat

18g

Fiber

4g

Protein

24g

Saturated Fat

4.5g

Sodium

670mg

Sugar

1g