Diabetic Seafood Tacos

These diabetic seafood tacos are so very tasty. Sometimes fish can be.... well fishy, but with the help of this sweet fruit salsa it gives the fish a very sweet taste! These diabetic seafood tacos are good for you and great tasting.


Seafood Tacos With Fruit Salsa Recipe

Recipe Ingredients: 2 tbsp lemon juice

1 tsp chili powder

1 tsp ground allspice

1 tsp olive oil

1 tsp minced garlic

1 tsp grated lemon peel - (to 2)

1/2 tsp ground cloves

1 lb halibut or snapper fillets

12 corn tortillas - (6" dia) = (or six 7" to 8" dia flour tortillas)

3 cups shredded romaine lettuce

1 small red onion, halved, and thinly sliced

=== FRUIT SALSA ===1 small ripe papaya, peeled, seeded, and diced

1 small firm banana, diced

2 green onions, minced

3 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro or mint

3 tbsp lime juice

2 jalapeño peppers, seeded, minced

Recipe Instructions: 1. Combine lemon juice, chili powder, allspice, oil, garlic, lemon peel and cloves in small bowl. Rub fish with spice mixture; cover and refrigerate while grill heats. (Fish may be cut into smaller pieces for easier handling.)

2. Prepare Fruit Salsa. Combine all ingredients in small bowl. Serve at room temperature. (Makes 12 servings)

3.Spray grid with nonstick cooking spray. Adjust grid 4 to 6 inches above heat. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

4.Grill fish, covered, 3 minutes or until fish is lightly browned on bottom. Carefully turn fish over; grill 2 minutes or until fish is opaque in center and flakes easily when tested with fork. Remove from heat and cut into 12 pieces, removing bones if necessary. Cover to keep warm.

5. Place tortillas on grill in single layer and heat 5 to 10 seconds; turn and cook 5 to 10 seconds or until hot and pliable. Stack; cover to keep warm.

6. Top each tortilla with 1/4 cup lettuce and red onion. Add 1 piece of fish and about 2 tablespoons Fruit Salsa.

This recipe yields 6 servings.

Exchanges Per Serving: 2 Starch, 2 Meat, 1 Vegetable.

Nutrition Facts: Calories 294; Calories from Fat 14%; Total Fat 5g; Saturated Fat 1g; Protein 21g; Carbohydrates 43g; Cholesterol 24mg; Sodium 296mg; Dietary Fiber 6g.

Comments: Naturally low in fat, seafood adds a delicious touch to these tacos.

Source:"Diabetic Cooking at http://www.diabeticcooking.com"S(Formatted for MC6):"08-21-2002 by Joe Comiskey - jcomiskey@krypto.net"Copyright:"© Publications International Ltd, 2002" Servings: 6

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