Recipes – Marinades and Glazes

Posted on Oct 21, 2011 in Marinades and Glazes, Recipes

French Prairie Marionberry Vinaigrette

  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 shallot, diced fine
  • 1 Tbsp oregano, fresh, chopped
  • 1/2 Tbsp pepper, fresh, ground
  • 1/4 cup French Prairie Marionberry Preserves

Combine all ingredients in a bowl, Mix well with a wire whip. Allow flavor to marry for at least 1 hour. Shake well or stir before using.

* Can also be served over grilled fish


Grilled Salmon with Quick Blueberry Pan Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil plus additional for brushing
  • 3/4 cup sliced shallots
  • 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse kosher salt plus additional for seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme plus additional for seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice plus additional for seasoning
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 4 7-ounce salmon steaks or fillets with skin (each about 3/4 inch thick)
  • 3 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh mint, divided

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add shallots; sauté until softened, about 5 minutes. Add garlic, 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt, 1/4 teaspoon thyme, and 1/8 teaspoon allspice. Stir until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add blueberries, 1/4 cup water, and vinegar. Stir to blend. Mash berries with potato masher or back of fork and cook until sauce thickens, stirring often, 3 to 4 minutes. Season with freshly ground black pepper. Remove from heat. Make 2 hours ahead. Let stand at room temperature. Rewarm before using.

Brush grill rack with oil. Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat). Brush salmon on both sides with oil; sprinkle with coarse salt, thyme, allspice, and black pepper. Grill salmon until just opaque in center, 4 to 5 minutes per side. Transfer to plates. Stir 2 tablespoons sliced mint into warm blueberry sauce. Spoon sauce over salmon and sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon mint. Serve immediately.