Wild Alaska Salmon Fajitas

Upgrade your fajita recipe by swapping in wild Alaska salmon.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican, Seafood
Keyword: Salmon

Servings: 8


  • 3 lbs wild Alaska salmon 4 to 6 oz. ea.
  • 1 cup chili powder prepared
  • 16 tbsp olive oil
  • 12 ounces red bell pepper julienne
  • 12 ounces green bell pepper julienne
  • 12 ounces red onion julienne
  • 12 ounces mushrooms sliced
  • 24 tortillas corn or 8” flour, warm
  • 16 ounces pico de gallo prepared
  • 16 ounces guacamole prepared
  • 8 cups black beans hot
  • 8 lime wedges
  • 8 tbsp cilantro chopped


  • Step 1: Prepare salmon
    Sprinkle 1 ½ tsp. of chili powder on each side of the Alaska salmon. Hold under refrigeration until needed.
  • One Serving: Place 1 portion of seasoned Alaska salmon on hot grill, grill 2-3 minutes, carefully turn, finish cooking.
  • Step 2: Prepare fajita vegetables
    Add 2 Tbsp. olive oil to sauté pan, add 1 Tbsp. chili powder, heat. When pan is hot, add 1 ½ oz. each, red and green bell pepper, red onion and sliced mushrooms. Sauté 3-4 minutes until vegetables are al dente.
  • Step 3: Assemble and serve
    Place vegetables on a serving plate and top with grilled fish. Surround with ramekins filled with 2 oz. each guacamole and pico de gallo, and 3 oz. of black beans. Add 3 tortillas and garnish the plate with a lime wedge and sprinkle with 1 Tbsp. chopped cilantro. Serve.


From: https://www.alaskaseafood.org/recipe/wild-alaska-salmon-fajitas/
Recipe and image courtesy of www.alaskaseafood.org

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