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Halibut Packets Vera Cruz

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Enjoy your dinner with grilled halibut and veggies packets that is ready in 30 minutes - perfect if you love Mexican cuisine.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

4
small halibut steaks, 3/4 inch thick (about 1 1/2 lb)
1
tablespoon olive or canola oil
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1
cup green salsa (salsa verde)
1/2
cup fresh corn kernels or frozen whole kernel corn
1
small tomato, seeded and chopped ( 1/2 cup)
1
ripe avocado, pitted, peeled and chopped

Directions

  • 1 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Cut four 18x12-inch pieces of heavy-duty foil; spray half of one side of each piece with cooking spray.
  • 2 Brush halibut lightly with oil. Sprinkle with salt and cumin. On sprayed side of each foil piece, place halibut. In small bowl, mix salsa, corn and tomato; spoon onto halibut.
  • 3 Fold foil over halibut and salsa mixture so edges meet. Seal edges, making tight 1/2-inch fold; fold again. Allow space on sides for circulation and expansion.
  • 4 Cover and grill packets over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes, rotating packets 1/2 turn after 5 minutes, until halibut flakes easily with fork. Place packets on plates. Cut large X across top of each packet; fold back foil. Sprinkle with avocado.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 290
  • Fat 11g
  • Saturated Fat 1 1/2g
  • Sodium 680mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
680mg
680%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
34g
34%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Expert Tips

Many different brands of green salsa are available, some spicier than others. Look for a heat level to your liking.

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 06/22/2011. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
680mg
680%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
34g
34%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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