• 1/2 cup minced shallots or finely chopped sweet onion
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 large salmon fillet (1 pound), cut into 4 pieces
  • 3/4 cup fresh grapefruit juice, preferably pink or ruby red


  1. Saute the shallots in the oil in a nonstick skillet until tender, about 4 minutes. Add the salmon and grapefruit juice. Cover and simmer over low heat until the salmon is opaque, about 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer the salmon to warm serving plates.
  2. Increase the heat and simmer the juices about 2 minutes until reduced to 1/2 cup; pour over the salmon.


Serving size: 3-1/2 ounces salmon plus 2 tablespoons sauce

Recipe Yield: Yield: 4 servings

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Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 242
Fat: 12 grams
Fiber: 1 grams
Sodium: 56 milligrams
Cholesterol: 70 milligrams
Protein: 25 grams
Carbohydrates: 8 grams
Sugars: 4 grams

Diabetic Exchanges

1/2 Fruit, 4 Lean Meat

Book Title: The New Family Cookbook for People with Diabetes