The Good News Charles Dale makes this healthy club sandwich with omega-3-rich salmon grilled in a lightly sweet, tangy tamarind sauce. The extra sauce here can be refrigerated for up to 1 week and is delicious on chicken or pork chops. More Healthy Fish Recipes

Charles Dale
March 2009

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Credit: © Kana Okada

Recipe Summary

active:
40 mins
total:
2 hrs
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a saucepan, heat the oil. Add the onion and cook over moderate heat until softened. Add the tamarind, garlic, chipotles, raisins, tomato paste, agave and chile powder. Bring to a boil and simmer over low heat until thick, 20 minutes. Let cool, then puree in a blender. Season with salt and pepper.

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  • Set the salmon in a large, shallow dish and season with salt and pepper. Coat with 1/2 cup of the sauce; refrigerate for 1 hour.

  • Light a grill and oil the grates. Grill the salmon over high heat, turning once and basting with another 1/2 cup of the sauce, until just cooked through, 4 minutes.

  • For each club, use 3 slices of toast; spread each with 1 teaspoon of mayonnaise and layer with the arugula, tomato and fish.

Notes

Sweet agave syrup, made from agave plants, is available at health-food stores.

One Serving 662 cal, 28 gm fat, 3.7 gm sat fat, 48 gm carb, 7 gm fiber.

Suggested Pairing

Tropical-fruited, rich Chardonnay from New Zealand.

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