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Poached Salmon with Grapefruit Salsa

 Poached Salmon with Grapefruit Salsa
“Family and friends often request this recipe ahead of time when they know they’ll be dining with me. I gladly fill their requests because this is so easy, the dish is delicious—and it especially pleases those who are counting calories.” —Patricia Nieh, Portola Valley, California
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 5 cups strong brewed green tea
  • 4 fresh basil sprigs
  • 4 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 4 fresh cilantro sprigs
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 4 salmon fillets (4 ounces each)
  • SALSA:
  • 1 large pink grapefruit, sectioned and chopped
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped crystallized ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • In a large skillet, combine the first six ingredients. Bring to a
  • boil. Reduce heat; add salmon and poach, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes
  • or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the salsa ingredients. Remove
  • salmon with a slotted spoon. Serve with salsa. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 salmon fillet with 1/4 cup salsa equals 220 calories,

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Poached Salmon with Grapefruit Salsa (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 57 mg cholesterol, 209 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 20 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.