Salmon and Pistachio Tacos with Chili Sauce

Courtesy of Sweet Paul Magazine

Salmon and Pistachio Tacos with Chili Sauce

This pistachio sauce is so delicious. Perfect with the sweet salmon. Try it on chicken as well.





1/3 cup shelled pistachios

1/2 cup fresh cilantro

1/2-1 green chili, all depends on how hot you want it

1 tablespoon white wine vinegar

1/2 cup olive oil


2 large pieces of salmon filet, pan seared or grilled

1 avocado, sliced

1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced


4 large tortillas, heated in a dry pan

Fresh cilantro



  1. Start with the sauce. Place the pistachios in a blender and grind fine.
  2. Add herbs, chili, vinegar and oil and blend until smooth. If the vinaigrette is too thick just add a little more oil.Season with salt.
  3. Fill the tortillas with pieces of salmon, avocado, lettuce, red onion and cilantro.
  4. Finish up with some chili sauce and a sprinkling of extra pistachios.

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