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Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Salmon with Mango and Peach Salsa

From The Diabetes And Heart Healthy Cookbook

Serves 4; 3 ounces fish and 2 tablespoons salsa per serving

Vegetable oil spray

1 medium mango, chopped
1 cup chopped fresh peeled peaches or 8-ounce can light peaches in
extra-light syrup, drained and chopped
3 tablespoons chopped red onion
1 small fresh jalapeño pepper, seeds and ribs discarded, chopped, or
1/2 teaspoon bottled pickled jalapeño juice
1/4 cup snipped fresh cilantro or fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
1 teaspoon grated lime zest
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

4 salmon fillets with skin (5 to 6 ounces each)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper (white preferred)

Lightly spray a grill rack with vegetable oil spray. Preheat the grill to medium-high.

In a medium bowl, stir together the salsa ingredients.

Rinse the fish and pat dry with paper towels. Season with the salt and pepper.

Grill the salmon with the skin side up for 4 minutes, or until browned. Using a spatula, turn the fish over. Grill for 3 to 4 minutes, or until the fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

To serve, place the fish with the skin side down on plates. Spoon the salsa on top or to the side of the fish.

Nutrition Analysis (per serving)
Calories 304; Calories from Fat 112; Total Fat 12 g; Saturated Fat 2.2 g; Polyunsaturated Fat 2.8 g; Monounsaturated Fat 6.0 g; Cholesterol 96 mg; Sodium 222 mg; Total Carbohydrate 17 g; Dietary Fiber 2 g; Sugars 13 g; Protein 31 g

Dietary Exchange
4 lean meat; 1 fruit

The Diabetes And Heart Healthy Cookbook

This recipe is reprinted with permission from the Diabetes & Heart Healthy Cookbook, Copyright © 2004 by the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association. Published by the American Diabetes Association. Available from booksellers everywhere.

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