Grilled Halibut with Pineapple-Lime Salsa

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

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 222
  • Calories from fat: 17%
  • Fat: 4.1g
  • Saturated fat: 0.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.5g
  • Protein: 24.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 22.5g
  • Fiber: 0.8g
  • Cholesterol: 53mg
  • Iron: 1.4mg
  • Sodium: 293mg
  • Calcium: 73mg


  • 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)


  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.
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