Grilled Salmon Soft Tacos

May 28, 2012 at 9:47 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, salmon, tacos, vegetables | Leave a comment
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This recipe has been popping up on several sites and it looked and sounded too good not to pass along. There are a few variations on some of the other sites but they all are basically the same. Enjoy!

4 servings, 2 tacos each | Active Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes
Ingredients

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon ancho or New Mexico chile powder
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
4 4-ounce wild salmon fillets, about 1-inch thick, skin on
8 6-inch corn or flour tortillas, warmed
Cabbage Slaw, (recipe follows)
Citrus Salsa, (recipe follows)
Cilantro Crema, (recipe follows)

Preparation

Preheat grill to medium-high.
Combine oil, chile powder, lime juice, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Rub the spice mixture liberally over salmon. Grill the salmon, skin-side down, until it is just cooked through, about 8 minutes. Cut each fillet lengthwise into 2 pieces and remove the skin.
To serve, place 2 tortillas on each plate. Evenly divide the fish, Cabbage Slaw, Citrus Salsa and Cilantro Crema among the tortillas.

Nutrition

Per serving : 567 Calories; 30 g Fat; 6 g Sat; 17 g Mono; 83 mg Cholesterol; 45 g Carbohydrates; 32 g Protein; 9 g Fiber; 481 mg Sodium; 1151 mg Potassium

2 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 1 fruit, 1 vegetable, 3 1/2 lean meat, 4 fat

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