Baked Orange Roughy Recipe
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Baked Orange Roughy Recipe

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I did some experimenting to come up with this recipe. It's quick and easy enough to prepare for the family after coming home from work, and tasty enough for company.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 cup finely crushed cornflakes
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1-1/2 pounds orange roughy fillets
  • Lemon wedges

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 331 calories, 19g fat (4g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 502mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 21g protein.


  1. For tartar sauce, in a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, pickle relish and mustard in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate.
  2. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the cornflake crumbs, Parmesan cheese and seasonings. Place the milk in a shallow bowl. Dip fillets in milk, then place in bag and shake to coat.
  3. Arrange in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 450° for 10-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve with tartar sauce and lemon. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Baked Orange Roughy in Country Extra September 2003, p49

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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bhsrocks User ID: 4583282 60190
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2011

"easy to make. The flavors don't compete, they compliment the fish. My whole family loved it, even the picky eater had seconds (unheard of!). I didn't even make the tarter sauce. I figured the recipe had enough flavor without it. I was right. I used Rice Krispees instead of cornflakes due to make it gluten-free."

maryanlibrarian User ID: 1316154 49292
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2010

"This is delicious! It is my favorite fish recipe. I don't usually like a lot of fish, and I could eat this several times a week! I usually use tilapia. The cornflakes help the breading be nice and crunchy. Great served with some asparagus or baked butternut squash. Yum!"

bbeyes User ID: 904964 99453
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2009

"This is the only way I make fish now. What I like is that it works great with so many fish! I've used it with tilapia, cod, halibut and...of course, orange roughy. I don't fix the tartar sauce as with only 1 using it(I don't like tartar sauces)more economical to simply buy. Great recipe, though."

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