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Citrus Grillers

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4 servings

Oranges, lemons, limes and grapefruit are the keys to flavorful grills that just happen to be smart eating too. Our mix-and-match instructions make it easy.

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  • Then follow our 3 simple steps:

  • Squeeze juice from 1 citrus fruit; mix with sauce. Pour half of the sauce mixture into large resealable plastic bag. Add meat/fish; seal bag. Marinate in refrigerator at least 15 min. Refrigerate reserved sauce mixture.
  • Meanwhile, preheat grill to medium heat. Cut each of the 4 remaining unpeeled fruit into 4 slices each. Remove meat/fish from marinade; discard marinade. Place 8 of the fruit slices on grill; top with meat/fish. Brush with reserved sauce mixture.
  • Grill meat/fish in covered grill 5 min.; turn meat/fish over on top of fruit. Add remaining 8 fruit slices to grill. Continue cooking until meat/fish is cooked through, turning occasionally and brushing with the reserved sauce mixture. (See Grilling Times below.) Remove meat/fish and fruit from grill. Discard fruit sllices under the meat/fish. Serve remaining fruit slices with meat/fish.

Grilling Times

CHICKEN: 15 to 20 min. or until chicken is cooked through (165°F); PORK: 8 to 12 min. or until pork is cooked through (160°F); FISH: 4 to 6 min. for each 1/2-inch thickness or until fish flakes easily with fork: SHRIMP: 8 to 10 min. or until shrimp turn pink. FRUIT: 3 to 6 minutes.

How to Grill Vegetables

Serve with grilled fresh vegetables. Just toss your favorite vegetables, such as quartered red and green peppers, or asparagus spears or zucchini, cut lengthwise in half, with your favorite Kraft Dressing, using about 2 Tbsp. dressing for each cup of vegetables. Drain the vegetables then add to the grill for the last 5 to 7 min. of the meat/fish grilling time. Grill until tender, turning occasionally.


  • 4 servings

Healthy Living

  • Low fat
  • Low calorie
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Starch
  • 1/2 Fruit
  • 3 Meat (VL)

Nutrition Bonus

These grilled entrees are easy to prepare, and clean up is a cinch! In addition, the citrus fruit provides vitamin C.

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  • erinw73 |

  • tigerlily46514 |

    THIS IS MY ALLTIME FAVORITE RECIPE OF ALL!! MY NEW FAVORITE FOOD!! Absolutely LOVED this, we served some friends this dish, and they Demanded the recipe. Lol, next day we ran into them in the grocery store, they were buying the ingredients--HAD TO eat it again. DELISH!! PRETTY AND YUMMY!! We used salmon and grapefruit, and it was VERY flavorful. We had no trouble cooking the fish all the way through, as one poster wrote below, but, we have a great gas grill and grill often. {I tend to overcook fish anyway, it's actually how i prefer it.}

  • ShazzaS |

    The flavors of this dish were really good, however, we had trouble cooking the meat evenly with the fruit below it. We found the center of the meat took far longer and it was really difficult to manage. Maybe we are just not that good of grillers as I did not see any other comments from other users.

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