Grilled Salmon with Onion and California Dried Plum Compote

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Grilled Salmon with Onion and California Dried Plum Compote

Grilled Salmon with Onion and California Dried Plum Compote
Number of Servings: 6 Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 15 to 30 minutes Source: Ketchum Food Center for the California Dried Plum Board
Food Groups: Fruits
Main Ingredient: Fish & Shellfish, Fruit
Meal Type: Lunch Entrée, Dinner Entrée
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes), Make Ahead

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1 tablespoon Olive oil
4 cups sliced Onions
Salt and black pepper
1 cup California dried Plums, cut in half
1/4 cup golden Raisins
1/4 cup rice or cider Vinegar
1/4 cup light brown Sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground Ginger
6 Salmon filets (about 4 ounces each)


In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions; season with salt and pepper. Cover and cook about 5 minutes or until onions are soft but not colored. Stir in dried plums, raisins, vinegar, sugar and ginger. Cook, uncovered, about 15 minutes or until onions are completely soft and compote is golden brown. Keep warm or store in refrigerator and heat in saucepan over low heat when needed.

Grill salmon over gas or charcoal grill until a sharp knife feels no resistance when pushed into the salmon. Serve with compote on the side.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 370
Total Fat: 15 g
Saturated Fat:
Polyunsaturated Fat:
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 169 mg
Carbohydrates: 34 g
Protein: 24 g
Fiber: 3 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 52 mg

Cook's Notes:

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