Fish Ingredients:

  • 1 pound salmon fillets, cut into 4 portions
  • 1/2 teaspoon no-salt chili powder

    Salsa Ingredients:

  • 1 cup diced fresh pineapple
  • 1 cup diced fresh cantaloupe
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup seasoned rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9x9-inch baking pan with olive oil cooking spray. Place salmon fillets in the pan in a single layer and sprinkle with chili powder.
  2. Spray fillets lightly with cooking spray and bake, uncovered, for 35 minutes or the thickest part of fillet is translucent.
  3. Meanwhile, mix pineapple, cantaloupe, red bell pepper, vinegar, cilantro, and red pepper flakes together in a small bowl. Set aside. Top each fillet with 1/2 cup salsa and serve.

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Glycemic Index: 50, Glycemic Load: 5, Dietary Fiber: Less than 1 g

Recipe Yield: Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 260
Fat: 13 grams
Sodium: 68 milligrams
Cholesterol: 96 milligrams
Protein: 28 grams
Carbohydrates: 10 grams

Diabetic Exchanges

4 Lean Meat, 1 Fruit

Book Title: Complete Idiot's Guide to Terrific Diabetic Meals