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Grilled Halibut with Blueberry Salsa

 Grilled Halibut with Blueberry Salsa
Give halibut a new, summery spin. The salsa may seem sophisticated, but it’s really a cinch to prepare. —Donna Goutermont, Juneau, Alaska
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh blueberries, divided
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon plus 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon plus 1 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 halibut fillets (5 ounces each)

Directions

  • In a small bowl, coarsely mash 1 cup blueberries. Stir in the onion,
  • cilantro, jalapeno, orange juice, vinegar, 1 teaspoon oil, 1/8
  • teaspoon salt, pepper and remaining blueberries. Cover and chill
  • until serving.
  • Meanwhile, drizzle fillets with remaining oil; sprinkle with
  • remaining salt. Grill halibut, covered, over medium heat for 4-5
  • minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve
  • with salsa. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 fillet with 1/4 cup salsa equals 239 calories,

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Grilled Halibut with Blueberry Salsa (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 521 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.