Food Recipe of the Day: Christmas Recipe for Salmon

Christmas Recipe for Salmon

2 c. fresh cranberries
1/4 c. water
2 c. diced fennel
1/4 tsp. ground allspice
1/2 . white wine
1 Tbs. onion, diced
Juice of 1 lime
1/2 tsp. jalapeno or green pepper, chopped
1 Tbs. chopped cilantro
Salt and pepper to taste
4 salmon fillets, boneless and skinless ( 8 oz. each )
A basic court bouillon, white wine, or beer for poaching

Cook the cranberries in water until the berries pop and mixture thickens. Set aside and cool. Dice the fennel, removing the outer layers first. In a bowl, combine the cranberries, fennel,allspice, wine, onion, lime juice, jalapeno pepper, and cilantro. Season with salt and pepper and refrigerate for at least 4 hours to allow the flavors to blend. Poach the salmon fillets in a court bouillon, white wine, or beer, allowing 8 minutes for each inch of thickness. To serve, place the cranberry relish on individual plates, top with a salmon fillet, and circle with accompanying vegetables of your choice.


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