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Fork breaking apart piece of salmon with chipotle cherry sauce

Chipotle Cherry Sauce over Broiled Salmon

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  • Author: Carlos Leo
  • Total Time: 24 minutes
  • Yield: 2 People 1x


Chipotle Cherry Sauce recipe is perfect for broiled salmon for a special dinner. This sauce has a sweet and tart taste with heat notes from the chipotle. You can use this sauce to marinate your salmon, chicken, duck, game or pork and use as a glaze for the final layer to intensify the flavor to the dish. 


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  • 1/2 cup black cherry jam
  • 2 Tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/2 or 1 teaspoon minced canned chipotle chile in adobo sauce
  • 2 (6-8 oz. each, 1-inch thick) salmon filets
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon tequila (optional)


  1. In a small glass baking dish, stir together the Cherry Jam, orange juice, and chipotle.
  2. Add the salmon filet in the cherry-chipotle mixture. Pour some sauce over the salmon, cover with a lid.
  3. Let stand at room temperature 10 minutes to marinade; turning once.
  4. Preheat broiler. Place the oven rack 4-5 inches away from the broiler.
  5. In a baking sheet pan, cover with parchment paper and spray with cooking spray and place on the salmon.
  6. Broil salmon for about 11 minutes, Turning once.
  7. While salmon is cooking, transfer Chipotle Cherry Sauce to a small saucepan; bring to a boil; reduce heat to low.
  8. Stir in the cilantro and the tequila. Keep cooking on low until the alcohol evaporates.
  9. Transfer salmon to serving plates; top with Chipotle Cherry Sauce and serve immediately.


Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 45%, Calcium 3%, Iron 5%

  • Prep Time: 12 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: International


  • Serving Size: 8 oz Salmon
  • Calories: 441
  • Sugar: 4.9 g
  • Sodium: 119.3 mg
  • Fat: 26.8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 6.8 g
  • Protein: 41.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 109.1 mg
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