Grilled Fish with Pineapple-Cilantro Sauce

By ADW|2017-08-31T08:57:28-04:00Updated: August 31st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Seafood|0 Comments


  • 1 (20-ounce) can sliced pineapple in juice, drained, reserving juice
  • 2/3 cup reserved pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons minced cilantro
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon minced jalapeno pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Equal® Spoonful or 3 packets Equal sweetener
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 grilled halibut, haddock or salmon steaks/fillets (about 4-ounces each)=


  1. Cut pineapple slices into 1/2″ pieces. Combine pineapple, pineapple juice, lime juice and garlic in medium saucepan. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Combine cold water and cornstarch. Stir into boiling mixture. Boil, stirring constantly, until thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in cilantro and jalapeno pepper.
  3. Stir in Equal®; season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. To serve, spoon warm sauce over fish.

Food Exchanges: 3 Meat, 1 Fruit.

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 6 Servings
Calories:    185
Protein:    24g
Carbohydrate:    16g
Fat:    3g
Cholesterol:    36mg
Sodium:    159mg

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

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ADW Diabetes is a diabetic supply mail order company that is dedicated to keeping diabetes management affordable. ADW takes a leading role in offering free diabetic education through Destination Diabetes, an informational component of the ADW website featuring tips and advice from diabetes and nutrition experts, diabetic recipes and more.

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