Healthy Grilling Seafood Recipes

August 6th, 2015

The summer is the perfect time to grill! My husband Tim and I recently bought a new grill for our first home. We have been breaking it in this week with some of my favorite family recipes, I enjoyed growing up. Here are a few healthy grilling ideas for the family. If you don’t have access to a barbeque, you can use a grill pan on the stove top instead.

teriyaki-salmon-with-sweet-potato

Grilled Salmon Teriyaki with Sweet Potato

Calories: 200

Ingredients:

2 tsp grated fresh ginger

1 tsp brown sugar

Juice from 1 orange or 2 tbsp OJ

1 tbsp low sodium soy sauce

dash of black pepper

8 oz Salmon

2 sweet potatoes

Instructions:

Combined first 5 ingredients together in a glass baking dish. Add raw salmon and let marinade overnight. Take salmon out and put on foil. Place foil with salmon on grill at 400 degrees. Cook until fish is golden pink color. Slice sweet potatoes and place directly on grill. Cook until able to easily push fork through.

Side salad: Mix Boston lettuce, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, and red pepper together.

Homemade dressing: 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar, 1 tsp olive oil, fresh basil, dash of pepper, craisins

Serves 4

 


shrimp chicken pineapple kebab

Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Kebabs

Calories: 140 for 3 Kebabs

Ingredients:

About 25 medium raw, peeled, deveined shrimp

3 cups large cubed pineapple

2 red pepper

1 tbsp lime juice

cayenne pepper to taste

Instructions:

Place about 4 shrimp, 3 pineapple cubes, and 2 slices of pepper on each skewer. Heat grill and place skewers directly on rack. Once shrimp turns pink, and grill marks form, take off grill. Once cooked, squeeze lime juice directly on all skewers. Add cayenne pepper to taste.

Serves 4

Written by Suzie Bonder

Suzie Bonder MS RD is a Registered Dietitian in the state of New Jersey and the founder of SDO Nutrition. Suzie specializes in nutrition and weight loss counseling. Follow Suzie on twitter @SDOnutrition.

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