Last updated May 7, 2018

Add sweet and tart flavors and beautiful color to your grilled salmon with this easy four-ingredient sour cherry glaze.

grilled salmon filet with char marks and green beans

The base for the glaze is Oregon Growers Sour Cherry Fruit Pâté. It’s The consistency of jam with sour cherries and sweet hints of almond. When you microwave it for 30 seconds, it liquefies. Stir in the soy sauce, vinegar and garlic and you’re all set.

Grill your salmon filets or darne. Darne is the type of cut pictured. It is a cross-section of the fish that includes a portion of the spine. While it makes a pretty presentation, be careful. It contains bones.

Brush the salmon with glaze and place the glazed-side directly on the heat. It will caramelize and help create these gorgeous grill marks. Repeat with the other side and drizzle on a little more glaze for that extra sheen.

2 grilled salmon filet with char marks and green beans

salmon filet with char marks and green beans

Grilled Salmon with Sour Cherry Glaze

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: grilled, salmon
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 304 kcal
Author: Christie Vanover

Add sweet and tart flavors and beautiful color to your grilled salmon with this easy four-ingredient sour cherry glaze.

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Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Heat grill to medium-high (400-425F). Oil grates.
  2. Microwave Oregon Growers Sour Cherry Fruit Pâté in a small bowl for 30 seconds. Mix in soy sauce, red wine vinegar and garlic. Reserve 2 tablespoons of glaze.
  3. Sprinkle salt and pepper on both sides of the salmon.
  4. Brush glaze on top of salmon. Place glazed-side-down on hot grill. Brush glaze on top.
  5. Close cover. Grill 5 minutes. Flip.
  6. Grill 6-8 more minutes, until cooked through.
  7. Remove to platter. Drizzle with reserved glaze.
Nutrition Facts
Grilled Salmon with Sour Cherry Glaze
Amount Per Serving
Calories 304 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 93mg31%
Sodium 249mg11%
Potassium 849mg24%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 70IU1%
Vitamin C 2.3mg3%
Calcium 27mg3%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.