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Salmon with Cranberry Pistachio Sauce

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Salmon with Cranberry Pistachio Sauce
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 8
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Wanting a festive new way to serve salmon? Try a quick broiled version with a ruby red holiday sauce.
Updated Nov 15, 2010

Ingredients

Cranberry Pistachio Sauce

  • 1 pound fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 jar (10 ounces) red currant jelly
  • 1/2 cup chopped pistachio nuts

Salmon

  • 2-pound salmon fillet
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Chopped pistachio nuts, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    In 2-quart saucepan, mix cranberries, sugar, orange juice and jelly. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 20 minutes, skimming off any foam that collects on surface. Remove from heat. Stir in 1/2 cup nuts; keep warm.
  • 2
    Set oven control to broil. Spray broiler pan rack with cooking spray. Place fish, skin side down, on rack in broiler pan. Mix lime juice, butter and salt; pour over fish.
  • 3
    Broil with top 4 inches from heat 8 to 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork. Top fish with sauce. Sprinkle with nuts.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Leftover Cranberry Pistachio Sauce will keep for 1 week covered in the refrigerator. You can also fill a decorative jar with sauce to give as a hostess or holiday gift.
  • tip 2
    For an easy and festive appetizer, top cream cheese with chilled Cranberry Pistachio Sauce. Sprinkle with chopped pistachios and serve with crackers.

Nutrition

450 Calories, 12g Total Fat, 22g Protein, 68g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
450
Calories from Fat
110
Total Fat
12g
0%
Saturated Fat
2g
0%
Cholesterol
65mg
0%
Sodium
320mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
68g
0%
Dietary Fiber
4g
0%
Protein
22g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 4 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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