1 tablespoon chopped jalapeno or serrano pepper
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint**
2 tablespoons chopped shallots or red onion
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
Fresh ground black pepper to taste
**Fresh chopped cilantro can be substituted if preferred.
Peel and remove pith (white edges) of the citrus fruit. Cut the fruit into segments, or dice if you prefer a finer texture. Place in a bowl. Add remaining ingredients and mix. Cover and refrigerate for at least a half hour for flavors to blend.
Serve with fish, poultry or baked chips.
Makes 8 servings.
Nutrition Information Per Serving
2 grams fat
14 grams carbohydrate
2 grams protein
75 mg sodium
80% Vitamin C
Recipe contributed by Dean Medical Group Dietitian Mary M. Hughes, RD, MS, CD.