Grilled Wild Salmon with Avocado Salsa and Grated Egg Crouton Topper

Grilled Wild Salmon with Avocado Salsa and Grated Egg Crouton Topper

Yield: 12 servings

Ingredients for Salsa

  • 1 lb. 8 oz. tomatillos (12 -14), papery husks removed
  • 10 avocados (2 small), seeded and peeled
  • 4 oz. (1/2 cup) extra-virgin olive oil 
  • 3 tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds, toasted and ground
  • 2 oz. cilantro (1/2 bunch), leaves only
  • 2 tsp. oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. fresh ground black pepper

Directions for Salsa

  1. Puree all ingredients in food processor or blend until smooth and liquid, but not thin.
  2. Cover and refrigerate until served.

Remaining Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups country bread, cut in 1/4-inch cubes
  • Olive oil, as needed
  • Sea salt and pepper, as needed
  • 12 (4-6 oz. each) wild king salmon fillets
  • 1/4 cup tarragon leaves
  • 1 lb. 5 oz. * eggs (12 large), hard-cooked and then grated


  1. Heat oven to 375° F. Drizzle bread cubes with 1/4 cup olive oil; season with sea salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Spread cubes on a baking sheet; bake 5 minutes until crisp and browned. Remove and reserve.
  3. Brush salmon fillets with olive oil and season with sea salt and pepper. Grill over medium-high heat, 3-5 minutes per side, just until opaque throughout.
  4. To serve, place a salmon fillet in the center of a plate, spoon on 2-3 tablespoons salsa, 1 teaspoon tarragon, 1/4 to 1/3 cup grated egg and 2 tablespoons croutons. Serve immediately.

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