Tilapia Salad with Strawberry-Pineapple Salsa

Don’t miss the boat—broiled mild fish makes a terrific change-of-pace salad.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Salsa

1
can (8 oz) crushed pineapple in juice, drained, juice reserved
2
cups fresh strawberries, stems removed, halved
1/2
cup diced cucumber
1/4
cup chopped fresh mint leaves
2
tablespoons tarragon or wine vinegar
2
medium green onions, thinly sliced (2 tablespoons)

Tilapia and Salad

4
tilapia or other mild-flavored fish fillets (5 oz each)
Cooking spray
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
1/4
teaspoon smoked paprika, if desired
4
cups loosely packed fresh spinach

  • 1 Set aside 2 tablespoons pineapple juice. In small bowl, mix pineapple and remaining juice with other salsa ingredients.
  • 2 Set oven control to broil. On rack in broiler pan, place fish; spray tops of fish with cooking spray. Sprinkle tops of fish with 2 tablespoons reserved pineapple juice, seasoned salt and smoked paprika. Broil with tops 4 to 6 inches from heat 6 to 8 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork.
  • 3 Meanwhile, on each of 4 plates, arrange 1 cup spinach. Place broiled fish on spinach. Spoon salsa over fish and spinach.

Expert Tips

Chopped fresh cilantro can be substituted for the mint.

This recipe can easily be doubled to serve 8.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
310mg
310%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%;
Vitamin C
100%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.