Grilled Fish with Pineapple-Cilantro Sauce

Categorized as: Fish-Shellfish
Makes 6 servings.


1 (20-ounce) can sliced pineapple in juice, drained, reserving juice
¾ cup reserved pineapple juice
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons minced cilantro
½ to 1 teaspoon minced jalapeno pepper
2 tablespoons Equal® Spoonful*
Salt and pepper to taste
6 halibut, haddock or salmon steaks or fillets (about 4-ounces each), grilled

* May substitute 3 packets Equal sweetener


1. Cut pineapple slices into ½ inch 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. To serve, spoon warm sauce over fish.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories 185
Protein 24g
Carbohydrate 16g
Fat 3g
Cholesterol 36mg
Sodium 159mg

Food Exchanges: 3 Meat, 1 Fruit

Additional comments:

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