Cherry Sauce for Grilled Salmon

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Cherry Sauce for Grilled Salmon

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 40 minutes

Number of servings: 6


    • 3 cups pitted fresh sweet cherries
    • 1/2 cup water
    • 1/2 cup dry white wine
    • 1/4 cup chopped onion
    • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
    • 2 Tbsp honey
    • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
    • 1 tsp freshly grated lemon peel
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes


In a large saucepan, combine all ingredients; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 30 minutes or until mixture thickens, stirring frequently.

Great served over grilled salmon.

Nutrition Facts
Cherry Sauce for Grilled Salmon 
Serving Size 1/6 of recipe
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 100 Calories from Fat 10
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 280mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 17g
Protein 1g  
Vitamin A 25%
Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 2%
Iron 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 0
Meat 0
Fruit 1
Vegetable 0
Milk 0
Fat 0
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

Reproduced from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Used with permission.
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