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Grilled Halibut with Pineapple-Lime Salsa

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces fish and 1/4 cup salsa)

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup pineapple preserves
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon seeded, finely chopped jalapeño pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried mint flakes
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 (8-ounce) can unsweetened pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 4 (4-ounce) halibut steaks (about 3/4 inch thick)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • Lime wedges (optional)
  • Cilantro sprigs (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 222
  • caloriesfromfat 17 %
  • fat 4.1 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • monofat 1.1 g
  • polyfat 1.5 g
  • protein 24.2 g
  • carbohydrate 22.5 g
  • fiber 0.8 g
  • cholesterol 53 mg
  • iron 1.4 mg
  • sodium 293 mg
  • calcium 73 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine the first 8 ingredients in a bowl; stir well. Set salsa aside.

  2. Combine oil and garlic; brush over fish. Sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon salt over fish; set aside.

  3. Prepare grill or broiler. Place fish on grill rack or broiler pan coated with cooking spray, and cook 3 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

  4. Spoon the salsa over the fish. Serve with lime wedges, and garnish with cilantro sprigs, if desired.