recipe grilled salmon apricot cranberry glaze

It’s no secret that salmon is a smart heart-healthy choice when it comes to picking out a protein to prepare. Jazz it up a notch with a sweet and tangy apricot cranberry glaze and serve with a side of steamed broccoli or sautéed zucchini for a truly colorful plate.



  1. Combine apricots, dried cranberries, and juice. Cover and let rest until dried fruit is rehydrated.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  3. Bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Set aside.

Prepare the fish

  1. Spray each side of fillets with vegetable oil spray.
  2. Season each fillet with 1/16 teaspoon pepper and 1/16 teaspoon salt.
  3. Place salmon flesh side down on grill. Cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Turn and cook for another 2 minutes. The minimum internal temperature should be at least 145 F (for 15 seconds).
  5. Serve with some sauce over the fish.


  • 1/16 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1/16 teaspoon salt
  • 1 4-ounce wild-caught salmon fillet, thawed
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 4 7/8 ounces dried apricots, cut into strips
  • 12 ounces cranberries, dried and sweetened
  • 4 ounces cranberry juice cocktail
  • 1 1/4 ounces light brown sugar

Editor's Note: This recipe was originally published on , and was last reviewed on .

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