• 1 can (8 ounces) whole tomatoes, drained and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped jalapeno chile
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 red snapper fillets (1 pound total)


  1. Heat oven to 500 degrees F. Tear off four 15x12-inch sheets of aluminum foil. Combine tomatoes, onion, ginger, garlic, jalapeno and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a small bowl; set the salsa aside.
  2. Sprinkle snapper fillets with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Place 1 fillet on each piece of foil. Top each fillet with 2 tablespoons salsa. Seal packets tightly, folding the edges over twice.
  3. Heat a large baking sheet in heated 500 degree F. oven about 2 minutes.
  4. Place packets on heated baking sheet; bake 8 minutes or until fish is cooked through. Let each diner carefully cut open his or her own packet.

Recipe Yield: Serves: 4

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 143
Fat: 2 grams
Sodium: 605 milligrams
Cholesterol: 47 milligrams
Protein: 27 grams
Carbohydrates: 4 grams

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Diabetic Exchanges

3-1/2 Low-Fat Meat

Book Title: Family Circle's All-time Favorite Recipes