Grilled Pineapple Salmon with Spicy Avocado Drizzle

A healthy and flavorful recipe for a great dinner!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting 5 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Latin, Seafood
Servings 4 friends



  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil, plus some sprigs, for garnish
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh tarragon
  • .5 tsp salt
  • .5 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 4 qty Four ounce salmon fillet approx. 1 inch thick
  • 4 qty 1/2 inch pineapple round slices

Spicy Avocado Drizzle

  • .25 cup fresh lemon juice approx. 1-2 lemons
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh tarragon
  • .25 tsp salt
  • .25 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 qty crushed and chopped garlic cloves
  • 1 qty Ripe avocado
  • .5 tsp Ground chipotle



  • Preheat grill to medium-high heat,
  • Blend in a bowl the oil, basil, chives, tarragon, salt and pepper and whisk,
  • Cover the salmon and pineapple slices in the oil and herb marinade, and let stand for 10 minutes
  • Grill the salmon and pineapple:
  • Grill the salmon for approx. 3-4 minutes per site depending on preference, and grill pineapple until slightly charred (flavor!),
  • Plate salmon on top of pineapple slice, and add the avocado drizzle.
  • Garnish with left over herbs, and enjoy!

Avocado Drizzle

  • Combine the lemon juice, basil, chives, olive oil, tarragon, salt, pepper, garlic, chipotle, and avocado in a pestle and mortar (or food processor) and grind to a paste,
  • Add water and process until you reach the consistency you prefer,
  • Cover the drizzle and let stand for at least 10 minutes (longer resting build a more flavorful drizzle),
  • Drizzle over the salmon, and enjoy!
Keyword avocado, grill, healthy, pineapple, samon, seafood
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