Grilled Copper River King Salmon with Apple Cider Sauce

Grilled Walla Walla Onions & Yukon Golds

Grilled Salmon with Apple Cider Sauce



Olive oil
4- 6 oz portions of Copper River King Salmon Fillet
Kosher salt and pepper, to taste
Yukon Gold Potatoes, recipe follows
Apple Cider Sauce, recipe follows
Grilled Walla Walla Onions & Apples, recipe follows


Preheat grill to medium-high.

Lightly oil salmon and season with salt and pepper. Place on grill, cooking about 5-6 minutes per side depending on thickness of fish.

To serve: Divide potatoes between four entree plates; top each with a piece of salmon; drizzle sauce over the top; and garnish with grilled Walla Walla onions & apple.

Fried Yukon Gold Potatoes


4 Yukon Gold Potatoes
Olive oil
Salt and pepper, to taste


Place potatoes in pot and cover with cold water; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to a simmer; cook until potatoes are done when pricked with a fork. Drain and set aside to cool.

Peel potatoes and chop into 3/4

Apple Cider Sauce


1 Tbs Butter
3 shallots, finely chopped
1 Washington State Golden Delicious Apples, peeled, cored & chopped
½ cup Chateau Ste. Michelle Riesling
2 cups chicken stock
½ cup heavy cream
Salt and white pepper, to taste
1 ½-2 Tbs cider vinegar, or more to taste


Heat a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Add butter and shallots; saute until golden brown. Stir in chopped apples; saute for 1 minute then add riesling. Continue cooking until liquid is reduced by half. Add stock and again reduce liquid by half. Add cream; continue cooking until sauce has thickened.

Strain sauce and return to the pan. Season to taste with salt, white pepper and cider vinegar.

Grilled Onions & Apples


2 cups water
1/2 cup sugar
Juice of half a lemon
1 Washington State Golden Delicious Apple, peeled, cored and slice into thick slices
Olive oil
1 Walla Walla Sweet Onion, peeled and cut into ½” rounds


Heat grill to medium heat.

In small sauce pot, bring water, sugar and juice of ½ a lemon to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer; add apple wedges and cook for 1 minute. Remove and drain well. Toss apple with a little oil to lightly coat.

Brush onion with oil. Place apples and onion on grill. Cook apples just long enough to mark each side; transfer to a platter and set aside. Cook onions until cooked through; Transfer to platter and set aside.

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