Salmon Gobernador Tacos

Bring authentic flavor home with this simple salmon gobernador tacos recipe. Drizzled in Guacamole Salsa and loaded with melted cheese, you’ll love the slightly crispy tortillas and smoky flavor.


  • 2 tablespoons

    olive oil

  • 1 small

    white onion, finely chopped

  • 1 small

    garlic clove, minced

  • 2

    tomatoes, chopped and cored

  • 1

    red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded and finely diced

  • 1

    chile poblano, stemmed, seeded, and finely diced

  • 1 pound


  • 2 1/2 cups

    HERDEZ® Guacamole Salsa 

  • 3 tablespoons

    tomato puree 

  • 1 teaspoon

    dried oregano

  • 1

    bay leaf

  • 10

    corn tortillas 

  • Kosher salt, to taste

  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste

  • 1/2 cup

    shredded Monterey Jack cheese

  • Lime wedges, for serving

Print Recipe

Serves 10



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a baking dish place salmon, season with salt and pepper and add HERDEZ® Guacamole Salsa. Cover salmon and allow it to marinate for about 2 hours or more. Remove from refrigerator and bake for 15-20 minutes. When salmon has cooled down, shred salmon into small pieces. Set aside.

  3. In heavy saucepan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add onions and cook until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add garlic, tomatoes, bell pepper, poblano and cook for about 4 minutes. Add shredded salmon, tomato puree, oregano and bay leaf. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Continue to cook for 3 minutes. Remove pan from heat and set aside. Remove bay leaf and discard.

  4. Heat heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Lay 2 tortillas, flat on the bottom of the pan, side by side. Put small mound of cheese on 1 side of each tortilla. Wait until the cheese melts slightly, about 1 minute, and then add 3 tablespoons of the salmon mixture to each tortilla. Fold the tortillas over into half-moon shapes and cook to melt the cheese completely, another 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer to a platter and keep warm. Repeat process Drizzle with HERDEZ® Guacamole Salsa, and enjoy!


BÚFALO® Jalapeño Hot Sauce

Medium-heat for a classic Mexican chile kick.

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