Salmon Tacos paired with craft beer and avocado ranch dressing
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Salmon Tacos

Salmon Tacos with Avocado Ranch are so easy to make they will be on your dinner list all summer long. Pairs well with a light lager beer and warm weather.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Food to Drink to, Seafood
Keyword seafood
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients

Salmon Tacos

  • 1 pound salmon
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 6-8 flour tortillas

Avocado Ranch Dressing

  • 1 large ripe avocado skinned and pitted
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 3 Tbs mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 1 bunch fresh parsley cleaned of the stems (can sub for 1 Tbs dried parsely)
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • olive oil to thin out as needed

Instructions

Salmon Tacos

  • Start by preparing the salmon. Lay the salmon out and sprinkle with a mixture of chili pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, paprika, and cumin.
  • Cook the salmon in a frying pan with 2 tsp olive oil. Fry for 3-5 minutes, then flip. Cook an addition 3-5 minutes.
  • Remove from pan and flake the salmon by using two forks.

Avocado Ranch Dressing

  • In a food processor add the skinned and pitted avocado, sour cream, mayonnaise, lemon juice, parsley, garlic, onion powder, white vinegar, salt, and pepper.
  • Pulse the ingredients adding a light stream of olive oil until you get the consistency that you like.
  • Crisp the flour tortillas over an open flame if you wish. Serve with chopped tomatoes, red onions, and a side of refried beans. Enjoy!