Recipes for Diabetes: Zesty Grilled Halibut

Filed Under: Recipes, Main Dishes
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

This delicious recipe is not only blood sugar-friendly, it’s also packed with beneficial omega-3 fatty acids. Serve over mixed greens for lunch or with steamed broccoli and cauliflower for dinner.

Zesty Grilled Halibut
Serves 4

½ cup fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon minced lemon zest
¼ cup Dijon mustard
3 tablespoons finely chopped tarragon or 1 tablespoon dried tarragon
2 tablespoons finely chopped scallions
2 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and pepper (to taste)
4 (6-ounce) halibut fillets or steaks
1 lemon, cut into wedges

Combine lemon juice, zest, mustard, tarragon, and scallions. Slowly whisk in oil, mixing well. Add salt and pepper to taste. Arrange halibut in a shallow glass or ceramic dish and pour marinade over the fish. Turn fish to coat evenly. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Preheat grill or broiler, and cook fish about 3 inches from heat source for 5–7 minutes on each side. Serve with lemon wedges.

Nutritional information per serving: calories: 269; total fat: 10 grams; cholesterol: 54 mg; sodium: 414 mg; carbs: 4 grams; fiber: 1 gram; protein: 36 grams.

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