Diabetic Cooking

Main Dishes

Grilled salmon fillet with chili-infused blackberry sauce

Preparation time: 5 minutes. Cooking time: 10 minutes.
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Ingredients

  • 4 four-ounce salmon fillets (or steaks)
  • 1 cup fresh blackberries, washed and drained
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened white grape juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon sweet Chinese chili sauce

Directions

Sauce:

Heat gas or wood grill. Grill salmon fillets on hot grill until they reach desired doneness. (For well-done, grill for approximately 4–5 minutes on each side for 1-inch-thick fish). In a food processor or blender, combine sauce ingredients and blend until smooth. Makes approximately I cup sauce. To serve, top each cooked fillet with 3 tablespoons of sauce.

Yield: 4 servings. Serving size: 1 fillet or steak.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 238, Carbohydrates: 14 g, Protein: 23 g, Fat: 10 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 59 mg, Sodium: 684 mg, Fiber: 2 g

Exchanges per serving: 3 lean meat, 1 fruit, 1 fat. Carbohydrate choices: 1.


This recipe was developed by Kathleen Stanley, a Diabetes Educator at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.