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Grilled Fish with Buttery Lemon Parsley



  • 6 tablespoons yogurt-based diet margarine
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 6 fish fillets (6 ounces each), such as grouper, snapper, or any lean white fish
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 3 medium lemons, halved


Coat cold grid with cooking spray. Prepare grill for direct cooking.

Combine margarine, parsley, lemon peel, salt, and rosemary in small bowl; set aside.

Coat fish with cooking spray. Place on grid over high heat. Grill, uncovered, 3 minutes. Turn; grill 2 to 3 minutes longer or until center is opaque.

To serve, squeeze juice from 1 lemon half over each fillet. Top with equal amounts of parsley mixture.

Yield: 6 servings. Serving size: 1 fish fillet with 1 tablespoon sauce.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 211, Carbohydrates: 2 g, Protein: 33 g, Fat: 7 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 63 mg, Sodium: 423 mg, Fiber: 1 g

Exchanges per serving: 4 Meat.

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