Glazed Salmon with Rustic Tart Cherry Salsa

Glazed Salmon with Rustic Tart Cherry Salsa
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Glazed Salmon with Rustic Tart Cherry Salsa
Cherry Marketing Institute

Glazed Salmon with Rustic Tart Cherry Salsa

A glaze made from honey and tart cherries gives these salmon fillets a delicious sweet and sour flavor that makes you want more, and a tart cherry salsa is a welcome contrast to the richness of the fish. This is a dish you'll want to make again and again.

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4
Servings
1129
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

*Note: You can use the juice from frozen cherries.

Ingredients

For the salsa

  • 1 Cup chopped tart cherries, thawed if frozen
  • 1/2 Cup diced red onion
  • 1 jalapeño, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 Teaspoon grated ginger
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For the salmon

  • 1 Pound salmon fillet, cut into 4 pieces
  • 1/4 Cup tart cherry juice*
  • 1/4 Cup honey
  • Salad greens, for serving

Directions

For the salsa

In a medium-sized bowl, stir together all of the ingredients until well combined. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

For the salmon

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil or parchment paper (foil preferred). Arrange the salmon on the baking sheet.

In a small bowl, whisk together the cherry juice and honey. Spread half of the mixture over the salmon fillets, reserving the second half.

Slide the baking sheet into the oven and bake until just about cooked through, about 15-17 minutes. Drizzle the second half of the tart cherry-honey mixture over the fillets and bake until slightly golden at the edges, about 2-3 more minutes.

Serve the salmon fillets on a bed of greens with the tart cherry salsa on top.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
116g
100%
Sugar
12g
13%
Saturated Fat
24g
100%
Cholesterol
551mg
100%
Carbohydrate, by difference
15g
12%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
19µg
3%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
12mg
16%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
71mg
7%
Choline, total
2mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
42µg
11%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
20mg
6%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
72mg
10%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
3µg
5%
Sodium, Na
91mg
6%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
56g
2%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Salmon Shopping Tip

A fresh fish should not smell fishy nor have milky, opaque eyes; it should have bright red gills, firm flesh, and a tight anal cavity.

Salmon Cooking Tip

Whole fish should be stored upright in ice in the refrigerator.

Salmon Wine Pairing

Pinot gris/grigio, sauvignon blanc, sémillon, albariño, or rosé with most cooked salmon dishes; pinot noir with salmon in red wine or other strong sauce; grüner veltliner, rosé, or vintage or non-vintage champagne or sparkling wine with smoked salmon.