Salmon With Cranberry Pistachio Sauce


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



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


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.