Low-Carb Salmon with Starfruit Salsa-The finished recipe.

Low-Carb Grilled Salmon with Starfruit Salsa Recipe

Kick off grilling season with this recipe for Grilled Salmon with Starfruit Salsa. This recipe can be part of a low-carb, keto, diabetic, gluten-free, grain-free,  dairy-free, or Banting diet.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, low-carb, Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author Annissa Slusher


  • 1 pound wild salmon cut into 4 pieces
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/16 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon granulated stevia/erythritol blend (Pyure) Honey may be substituted for Paleo
  • 1 large starfruit large seeds removed, diced
  • 1 small jalapeno pepper seeded and minced
  • 2 tablespoons red onion finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro minced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • sea salt
  • black pepper


  1. Preheat grill to high. Place wild salmon between paper towels to dry. Allow to dry while continuing with the rest of the recipe.

    Low-Carb Salmon with Starfruit Salsa-drying the salmon.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the lime juice, salt, and the granulated stevia/erythritol blend. 

    Low-Carb Salmon with Starfruit Salsa-whisking together the sweetener, salt and lime juice.
  3. Add the star fruit, jalapeƱo, red onion, and cilantro. Gently mix together. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. Cover and refrigerate until time to serve.

    Low-Carb Salmon with Starfruit Salsa-Salsa after it has been stirred.
  4. Rub salmon with olive oil, then season generously with salt and pepper. Place on preheated grill. Turn grill to low and close the lid. After salmon is partially cooked through (about 3-4 minutes), turn and continue cooking with grill closed on the other side until desired doneness is reached, about 3-4 minutes.

    Low-Carb Salmon with Starfruit Salsa-salmon with salt and pepper.
  5. Serve salmon with salsa spooned on top.

    Low-Carb Salmon with Starfruit Salsa-The finished recipe.

Recipe Notes

Serving size: 1/4 of the recipe

Per serving: 

Calories: 183

Fat (g): 8

Carbs (g): 3

Fiber (g): 1

Protein (g): 22

Net carbs (g): 2