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postheadericon Grilled Japanese Steak

5.00 avg. rating (90% score) - 1 vote

Grilled Japanese Steak is a delicious but time consuming preparation for beef skirt steak in a citrus marinade with an onion-Ponzu sauce topping. You may want this one as a keeper for your special events and holiday cookout meals. I would suggest some help in the kitchen to cut down on the workload and allow plenty of time to do ahead of your scheduled serving time. You will need a lot of cutting and chopping for the many ingredients and (4 to 24 hours) to marinade. Once this is served your guests will think they are eating at a Japanese steak house! This is also a low calories, low carbohydrates, low fat, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (8 SmartPoints), (7 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6-8) servings. Grilled Japanese Steak will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

INGREDIENTS:
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(1-1/2-2 lbs) beef skirt or flank steak
2 Tbsp rice vinegar
2 Tbsp garlic oil
2 Tbsp finely chopped fresh ginger
2 Tbsp finely chopped garlic
2 Tbsp finely chopped lemon grass
2 Tbsp agave nectar
2 shallots, finely chopped
1/3 cup finely chopped green onions
1/3 cup low-sodium soy sauce
1/3 cup water
3 Tbsp rice vinegar
2 Tbsp lime juice
1 Tbsp orange juice
3 Tbsp finely chopped fresh ginger
2 Tbsp agave nectar
2 Tbsp pineapple juice
1 Tbsp garlic oil
1 fresh Serrano pepper, stemmed, halved, seeded, sliced
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postheadericon WW Cranberry-Apple Relish

5.00 avg. rating (92% score) - 3 votes

WW Cranberry-Apple Relish is an easy recipe and a great option for a Thanksgiving and Christmas condiment for your turkey meal or ham. Main Ingredients: Apples, orange juice, raisins and fresh cranberries. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbiohydrates, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (1 PointsPlus), (2 SmartPoints) recipe. Takes 20 minutes to prepare and about 3 hours-20 minutes total time including refrigeration, from start to finish. Thiis will work well as a condiment for that succulant turkey for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Makes: 20 servings. WW Cranberry-Apple Relish will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

INGREDIENTS:

1 (12 oz) bag fresh cranberries
1 cup granulated no-calorie sweetener
1 cup water
3 Tbsp orange juice concentrate
1 medium size apple, (peeled, cored, diced)
1/3 cup golden raisins

 

 

 

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postheadericon Grilled Salmon Filets and Salsa

5.00 avg. rating (91% score) - 2 votes

Grilled Salmon Filets and Salsa is a delicious and easy recipe for your outdoor grilling menu. It’s also a healthy (1) Carb Choice, Weight Watchers (6) PointsPlus+ and a Diabetic recipe. This includes the made from scratch recipe for the pineapple and orange salsa topping. Grilled Salmon Filets and Salsa will be enjoyed by friends and family alike. Makes 6 Servings.grilled-salmon-filets-salsa

Ingredients:

Non-Stick Cooking Spray
1-1/2 lb fresh or frozen salmon fillet (with skin), cut 1″ thick
2 tbsp sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons finely shredded orange peel
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
Citrus Salsa (Recipe Below)

Directions:

1. Thaw fish, if frozen. Cut into 6 serving size portions (about 4 oz each). Rinse fish; pat dry with paper towels. In a small bowl, stir together sugar, orange peel, salt and pepper. Sprinkle sugar mixture evenly onto salmon, sugar side up, in a glass baking dish. Cover and chill for 8 to 24 hours.

2. Coat an unheated grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Prepare grill for indirect grilling. Test for medium heat above drip pan. Drain salmon, discarding liquid. Place salmon pieces, skin sides down, on the grill rack over the drip pan. Cover grill and cook for 14 to 18 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

3. If desired, carefully slip a metal spatula between fish and skin; lift fish up and away from skin; discard skin. Serve fish with Citrus Salsa.

Yield 6 Servings
Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe

CITRUS SALSA

Ingredients:

1 tsp finely shredded orange peel
2 oranges, peeled, sectioned, and chopped
1 cup canned pineapple tidbits (juice pack), drained
2 tbsp snipped fresh cilantro
2 tbsp sliced green onions
1 fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded, finely chopped

Directions:

In a small bowl combine orange peel, oranges, pineapple, cilantro, green onion and jalapeno. Cover and chill until ready to serve or for up to 24 hours.
(This salsa works well for grilled chicken and also most varieties of fish)

WW Points+ = 6

Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
1 Fruit + 4 Meat (L) + 1 Fat

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 249, Total Fat 12g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 66mg, Carbohydrates 11g, Sodium 457mg, Sugars 9g, Fiber 1g, Protein 23g

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postheadericon Easy Cranberry-Orange Sauce

5.00 avg. rating (92% score) - 3 votes

Easy Cranberry-Orange Sauce is a delicious accompaniment to serve as a condiment or side dish. Serve it hot or cold. There are only (5) ingredients and it takes only (8) minutes to prepare. Fresh or frozen cranberries, oranges and water are combined with sweetener and boiled. It’s almost a must have item for your Thanksgiving and Christmas feasts. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (1 SmartPoints), (1 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Easy Cranberry-Orange Sauce will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.easy-cranberry-orange-sauce

Prep Time: 8 minutes.
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes.
Total Time: 3 Hours-18 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 tsp arrowroot or cornstarch
1 cup granulated no-calorie sweetener
1/2 cup water
3 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
1 medium-size orange, peeled, seeded, diced

 

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