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Avocado Prosciutto Wrapped Salmon (Paleo & Keto)

Calling all salmon and avocado lovers, this recipe is easy to make, nutrient dense and elegant! All amazing flavors in here that’s just hard to resist. Baked and with a crispy prosciutto wrap; this is also a paleo and keto friendly recipe. Simple ingredients and high quality.

Fun and nourishing recipe, this is a great and simple meal to enjoy taste wise and nutrition wise we are getting some goods from the salmon; omega-3's, protein, antioxidants as well as the amazing nutrient content from avocados, just perfect! And it only takes... less than 30 minutes!

I have been air frying fish for as long as I remember, well, since I got my air fryer back in 2018 but just know I came out with the inspiration of making a crispy everything bagel seasoning salmon recipe.

The easiest Avocado Prosciutto Wrapped Salmon:

This recipe is super super easy to make and it took me just a few minutes to prepare, get ready your ingredients and preheat your oven! You can make these crispy salmon steaks in your air fryer or in your oven.

So we are using wild-caught salmon here, with skin but that’s up to you! I love a good crispy salmon skin so I kept it. We are adding our seasonings, and a touch of cilantro… why not? It adds a great touch. For the magic, we are including some Kurobuta & Duroc Prosciutto from True Story Foods… epic, flavorful, perfect!

This recipe is perfect as a side dish at a party, for lunch, for a protein source at dinner or even as a snack since it's so filling and great to prepare in batches. This recipe is also whole 30; that means that it's gluten and dairy free, and no sugar or inflammatory oils, this recipe is also keto!

The Ingredients for this Avocado Prosciutto Wrapped Salmon:

As you can see the ingredients are pretty basic! And trust me, this is good because this recipe is addicting. I used avocado, Kurobuta & Duroc Prosciutto (or your favorite prosciutto), fresh cilantro and seasonings to add flavor to this salmon recipe. The cilantro here adds that personal Mexican touch I love an it really amps up the flavor!

Air fryer or not, the crispness will be there!

For this recipe I used my air fryer but you can also use your oven, if it has the option to "roast" use that setting of your oven and voila! In the instructions for both methods are actually the same.

I have a oven air fryer and a regular air fryer; for this recipe I used the oven one, for this recipe I simply set it up in 350F for 30 minutes. In my regular air fryer I tend to use more time though. Check out the timing and temperature, you can constantly check how crispy it looks from time to time while it cooks but it tuna is a very noble meat to cook, it's very quick.

Nutritional benefits of this recipe:

Salmon is a great source of protein, healthy omega-3's that have anti-inflammatory properties plus it's a great source of antioxidants. So this is healthy brain, healthy body recipes!

Avocados are one of my favorite super foods, I'm a nutritionist and firm believer that an avocado a day or couple days a week will keep some nutrients on check; vitamin E, potassium, vitamin K... it actually contains around 20 nutrients!

The full list of ingredients, along with the instructions and portions will be below! This is a very versatile recipe!

Anyways, this is a crowd pleaser! Kids and adults will love this recipe and I hope you do too since it's not only super easy and mostly mess free but it's also delicious! A fancy but extremely easy recipe, hard to miss this!

Overall this recipe is:

  • Keto

  • Paleo

  • Whole 30

  • Gluten and Grain Free

  • Meal Prep Friendly

  • Kid friendly

  • Delicious!

The Final Result:

Crispy, addicting and perfect to enjoy as your weekly dinner, meal prep, dinner date, or in your lunch boxes!. You can pair them with some sauce or salsa to take it to the next level. These are just as elegant as they are easy to prepare, you'll surprise your loved ones...

You can pair it with some cauliflower mash, some low carb paleo buns or even with some salsa on top! I enjoyed mine as my dinner post workout along with some roasted veggies that always hit the spot! All my faves in one.

These are perfect to cook in batches, specially if you use your oven. You can place them in a glass container to have them ready to be devoured at any time or point of the week. It took me less than 30 minutes to prepare so that's a major win when it comes to recipes!

Sharing is Caring!

So let's start cooking, a simple and fail proof recipe to nourish that body and still enjoy those amazing leftovers! Also, remember that sharing is caring so please share this link with your loved ones, cooking buddies, pin, save or bookmark this recipe!

With love,



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Avocado Prosciutto Wrapped Salmon

By María Fernanda López

Serves 2


  • 2 Sustainably raised salmon

  • 2 slices of Kurobuta & Duroc Prosciutto

  • 1/2 piece of an avocado

  • 2 tbsp of cilantro

  • 1/2 tsp of sea salt

  • 1/4 tsp of garlic

  • 1/8 tsp of black pepper

  • Vegetables to serve


  1. Preheat the oven or air fryer at 350F.

  2. Place the salmon in a baking tray and add the seasonings and cilantro on top.

  3. Slice finely the avocado and add some on top of the salmon.

  4. Wrap the salmon with the prosciutto.

  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes.

  6. Let them cool down and serve with veggies, Enjoy!


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