Salmon a La Rainier Seafood Recipe

Recipe Category: Seafood

Salmon A La Rainier Seafood Recipe


  • 6 salmon fillets – (4 to 6 oz ea) — thawed if necessary
  • 1 can whole berry cranberry sauce – (16 oz)
  • 1/2 cup cranberry juice cocktail
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup dry vermouth
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger root
  • 1 teaspoon Asian sesame oil
  • vegetable oil — as needed.


  1. Place salmon in a large, non-reactive pan or dish
  2. Combine remaining ingredients except vegetable oil
  3. Pour marinade over salmon, turning to coat both sides
  4. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator, 1 hour
  5. To cook, remove salmon from marinade, reserving marinade
  6. Pat salmon dry with a paper towel
  7. Heat small amount of oil in large skillet over medium-high heat
  8. Cook salmon, working in batches if necessary, for 10 minutes per inch of thickness, measured at thickest part, or until salmon just flakes when tested with a fork
  9. Remove salmon from pan and keep warm
  10. Discard oil from pan
  11. Add reserved marinade
  12. Cook, stirring occasionally, until sauce is thickened, 8 to 10 minutes
  13. Serve salmon fillets with approximately 1/4 cup sauce per serving
  14. This recipe yields 6 servings

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