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Salmon with Ginger-Citrus Salsa

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Salmon with Ginger-Citrus Salsa
  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 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.

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

Directions

  • 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  

Ever-popular salmon is packed with omega-3 fatty acids. These good fats may help reduce the risk of heart disease.

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.

Dress up this citrusy salmon with a few fresh chives.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
70
)
Daily Value
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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