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Pineapple-Glazed Fish Recipe

Pineapple-Glazed Fish Recipe

"My son and our friends often spend a day fishing," writes JoAnn McGuane of Spring, Texas. "This is one of my favorite ways to serve their catch."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened sliced pineapple
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 4 fresh or orange roughy fillets (6 ounces each)

Directions

  • 1. Drain pineapple, reserving juice; set pineapple aside. In a small saucepan, combine cornstarch and ginger; stir in pineapple juice until blended. Add honey and soy sauce. bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in lemon juice. Pour half into a small serving bowl.
  • 2. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill fillets, uncovered, over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork, basting occasionally with glaze.
  • 3. Meanwhile, grill pineapple slices for 2-3 minutes on each side or until heated through, basting frequently with glaze. Serve fish with pineapple and reserved glaze. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving equals 190 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 415 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 fruit.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.