Broiled Wild Sockeye Salmon with Calvados Vanilla Cream Sauce

Tasty Recipe - Salmon with Calvados Vanilla Cream Sauce

Tasty and very quick recipe for family dinner!
Serves 4

  • 1 1/2# Salmon Filets
  • Traders Gourmet Blend
  • 2 Apples uniformly diced
  • 1/2 Head of cabbage shredded
  • 1 Jalapeno minced
  • 2 Green Bell Peppers Roasted and diced
  • 4 ounces of rice wine vinegar or apple cider
  • 1 juice of lemon
  • 1 red onion diced
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 1 cup of Calvados (apple brandy)
  • 1 cup of Heavy Cream
  • 2 ounces chopped fresh basil


  1. Turn broiler on high Rub enough the Traders Gourmet Blend into the Salmon to coat top of filet.
  2. Place Salmon filet under broiler and allow cooking for about 7-9 minutes.
  3. Make sure you have the fish on the second rack to the top.
  4. Portion fish and serve atop the apple and cabbage salad.


  1. Combine apples, cabbage, jalapenos, green bell peppers, vinegar, lemon juice, red onions and basil.
  2. Sauté mixture for 5 minutes on medium high heat.
  3. Stir or flip constantly.
  4. Turn heat off and let mixture stay warm until ready for plate up.
  5. This salad is supposed to be served warm but all ingredients can be eaten uncooked.


  1. Heat and slowly reduce brandy by half.
  2. (Careful this may flare up) Slice vanilla bean in half and scrap out vanilla seeds into the heavy cream.
  3. Reserve vanilla bean and submerge in sugar.
  4. (This will flavor your sugar in about 7 to 10 days.)
  5. Add heavy cream to brandy and allow sauce to slowly reduce by half.
  6. Season with salt and pepper. Serve over Salmon and Enjoy.