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Salmon with Ginger-Citrus Salsa

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Salmon with Ginger-Citrus Salsa
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 2 hr 40 min
  • Servings 4
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Betty Crocker's Diabetes Cookbook shares a recipe! Try a skillet-easy, cool, low-fat fish dinner.
Updated Oct 23, 2008

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Ever-popular salmon is packed with omega-3 fatty acids. These good fats may help reduce the risk of heart disease.
  • tip 2
    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.
  • tip 3
    Dress up this citrusy salmon with a few fresh chives.

Nutrition

240 Calories, 8g Total Fat, 25g Protein, 17g Total Carbohydrate, 11g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
360mg
15%
Potassium
780mg
22%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
11g
Protein
25g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
60%
60%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
6%
6%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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