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