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Wednesday, July 30, 2008

*Salmon With Fruit Salsa* (Diabetic Recipe)

Today for the diabetics I chose Salmon and Fruit salsa. This is
healthy and good. This is best with Salmon that is not farm raised. This salsa is really good as long as you let it sit in the refrigerator for the length of time specified, longer is even better. Well, enjoy!

*Salmon With Fruit Salsa* (Diabetic Recipe)

Servings: 6

The Salsa:
1 Mango Ripe, Peeled & Chopped
½ Cup Red Bell Peppers, Chopped
½ Cup Sweet Onion, Chopped
4Tbls. Lemon Juice, Freshly Squeezed
3 Tbls. Mint Fresh, Chopped
1 Lg. Jalapeno, Seeded & Chopped
The Salmon:
¼ Cup Lemon Juice
½ Tsp. Cayenne
2 Salmon Fillets, 1 Lb. Each & 1 Inch Thick
1½ Tbls. Olive Oil

The Salsa:
Mix together the mango, bell pepper, onion, lemon juice, mint, and jalapeno in a bowl. Salt and pepper to taste. Cover with plastic and allow to chill for 2 hours so the flavors can blend together.
The Salmon:
Using a large shallow baking dish, Mix the lemon juice and cayenne together. Salt and pepper to taste. Place the salmon in the dish, flipping to coat. Cover and allow to marinate for 1 hour. Remove the fish from marinade. Marinade is no longer needed. In a large non-stick fry pan, heat the olive oil. Cook fillets for 15 minutes, turning once. fish should be turbid. Serve with salsa on the top.

Per Serving: 310 Cal (52% from Fat, 35% from Protein, 13% from Carb); 27 g Protein; 18 g Tot Fat; 3 g Sat Fat; 8 g Mono Fat; 6 g Poly Fat; 10 g Carb; 1 g Fiber; 7 g Sugar; 31 mg Calcium; 1 mg Iron; 81 mg Sodium; 78 mg Cholesterol.

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