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Grilled Tilapia with Pineapple Salsa for 2

 Grilled Tilapia with Pineapple Salsa for 2
Just because you are serving a smaller serving meals doesn't mean you have to give up flavor. This delicious fish dish is sure to please with its tropical flavor.—Beth Fleming, Downers Grove, Illinois
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1/2 cup cubed fresh pineapple
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green onion
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 3 teaspoons lime juice, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 2 tilapia fillets (4 ounces each)
  • Dash pepper


  • In a small bowl, combine the pineapple, onion, green pepper,
  • cilantro, 1 teaspoon lime juice, 1/8 teaspoon salt and cayenne.
  • Chill until serving.
  • Combine oil and remaining lime juice; drizzle over fillets. Sprinkle
  • with pepper and remaining salt.
  • Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and
  • lightly coat the grill rack. Grill fish, covered, over medium heat
  • or broil 4 in. from the heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until
  • fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve with salsa. Yield: 2 servings
  • (1/2 cup salsa).

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Nutritional Facts: 1 fillet with 1/4 cup salsa equals 137 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 337 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 fruit.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.