Salmon with Ginger-Citrus Salsa

Salmon with Ginger-Citrus Salsa

Betty Crocker's Diabetes Cookbook shares a recipe! Try a skillet-easy, cool, low-fat fish dinner.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

2:40

Hrs:Mins

Makes

4

servings

1
lemon
4
cups water
6
thin slices gingerroot
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
1
salmon fillet (1 lb), cut into 4 pieces
2
navel oranges, peeled, finely chopped
1
lime, peeled, finely chopped
1/2
cup chopped red bell pepper
2
tablespoons chopped fresh chives
1
tablespoon honey
1
teaspoon grated gingerroot
1
teaspoon olive or canola oil
  1. Grate enough peel from lemon to make 2 teaspoons; set aside for salsa. Cut lemon into slices. In 10- or 12-inch skillet, heat lemon slices, water, sliced gingerroot, salt and pepper to boiling. Boil 3 minutes; reduce heat to medium-low.
  2. Add salmon, skin side down, to skillet. Cover; cook 7 to 10 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with fork. Carefully remove salmon with slotted spoon. Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours but no longer than 24 hours. Discard liquid mixture in skillet.
  3. In medium nonmetal bowl, mix oranges, lime, bell pepper, chives, honey, grated gingerroot, oil and reserved 2 teaspoons lemon peel.
  4. To serve, carefully remove skin from salmon; place salmon on serving plate. Spoon salsa over salmon, using slotted spoon.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Health Twist
Ever-popular salmon is packed with omega-3 fatty acids. These good fats may help reduce the risk of heart disease.
Serve-With
For a fabulous summer supper, serve the salmon and salsa with 1 ounce of lime-flavored tortilla chips and a tossed salad for 1 more Carbohydrate Choice.
Special Touch
Dress up this citrusy salmon with a few fresh chives.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 240
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 360mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 25g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 1/2 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 3 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.