6 Tex-Mex Recipes to Lower Blood Pressure: Fish Wraps

Fish is a great dietary choice for a proper diet

| May/June 1999



Serves 4

A low-fat diet and proper weight management are key to controlling high blood pressure. Fish is a wise dietary choice for achieving both criteria; a study published last year in the journal Hypertension concludes that people who regularly eat fish (the study included tuna, salmon, and turbot) and manage their weight may sig­nificantly lower their blood pressure. The researchers hypothesize that omega-3 fatty acids make the difference. But fish is also high in selenium, which some believe is critical to normalizing blood pressure.

• 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
• 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground coriander seed
• 2 teaspoons cold-pressed olive oil
• 1 pound boneless, skinless tuna, 11/2 inches thick, cut into 11/2-inch cubes
• 1/4 cup orange juice
• 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
• 8 small whole-wheat flour tortillas

Toppings



• 2 cups Mixed Greens (recipe below)
• Garlic Salsa (recipe below)
• Black olives, sliced
• Nonfat yogurt, drained

1. In a glass baking dish that fits the fish snugly, stir together the cayenne, coriander seed, and oil. Add the cubed fish and toss with the oil mixture just enough to coat. Pour in the orange and lime juices and mix. Marinate 1 hour, turning three or four times.



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