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Grilled Tilapia with Pineapple Salsa

Grilled Tilapia with Pineapple Salsa

  • 2 cups cubed fresh pineapple
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • ¼ cup finely chopped green pepper
  • ¼ cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 4 tsp plus 2 tbsp lime juice, divided
  • ⅛ tsp plus ¼ tsp salt, divided
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 8 tilapia fillets (4 ounces each)
  • ⅛ tsp pepper

Salsa: in a small bowl, combine pineapple, green onions, green pepper, cilantro, 4 tsp lime juice, ⅛ tsp salt and cayenne. Refrigerate until serving.

Mix oil and remaining lime juice; drizzle over fillets. Sprinkle with pepper and remaining salt. Grill fish, covered, on an oiled rack over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, 2-3 minutes on each side. Serve with salsa.

Nutrition Facts: 1 fillet with ¼ cup salsa : 131 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 152mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 21g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, ½ fruit.
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