Healthy Recipes
Authored By:  Joyce Goldstein; courtesy of the California Dried Plum Board
Cinnamon, allspice and cloves are the secret to this excellent sauce.
Diet Types: Dairy Free, Wheat Free
Ingredients:
  • 2 1/2 cups pitted dried plums
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup Marsala or dry red wine
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons grated lemon peel
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground all spice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • no stick cooking spray
  • 8 salmon steaks, about 6 ounces each
  • Serves: 8
    Cooking Time: 30 minutes - one hour
    Instructions:
    In small saucepan, bring dried plums and water to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 minutes. Using slotted spoon, transfer dried plums to food processor, reserving cooking liquid. Add 1 cup of the cooking liquid (adding add'l water, if necessary), wine, lemon juice, oil, lemon peel, sugar, pepper, salt,, cinnamon, allspice and cloves to food processor; process until smooth. Return to saucepan; simmer over medium-low heat 10 minutes. Set aside. Meanwhile, grill salmon over medium-hot coals (or broil on rack or broiler pan 3-4 inches from heat) 7-11 minutes or until fish is cooked to desired doneness, turning once. Serve with sauce. Tip: Salmon fillets with skin may be substituted for salmon steaks. Place salmon, skin sides down, on rack or broiler pan. Broil 3-4 inches from heat 6-8 minutes or until fish is cooked to desired doneness, without tuning. Proceed as above.

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    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size: 1
    Servings per Recipe: 8
    Amount Per Serving 
    Calories 490
    Calories from Fat 205
     % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 23g35%
      Saturated Fat 4g20%
      Mono Fat 9g 
      Poly Fat 8g 
    Cholesterol 94mg31%
    Sodium 244mg10%
    Total Carbs 38g12%
      Dietary Fiber 4g16%
    Protein 33g 
    Iron13%
    Calcium5%
    Vitamin C15%
    Vitamin E10%
    Vitamin A11%
    Vitamin B-1275%
    Vitamin B-660%
    Pantothenic acid25%
    Niacin65%
    Riboflavin18%
    Thiamin40%
    Folate11%
    Selenium108%
    Manganese15%
    Copper15%
    Zinc7%
    Potassium29%
    Phosphorus42%
    Magnesium18%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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