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BBQ Chip-Crusted Orange Roughy

 BBQ Chip-Crusted Orange Roughy
“This easy and delectable recipe actually converted me to a fish lover,” writes Geraldine Buba from Palos Hills, Illinois. “It was given to me by a fishmonger decades ago and is frequently requested by family and friends. Even those who don’t like fish like this recipe!” TIP: Tilapia or other white fish make easy substitutions for the orange roughy fillets in Geraldine’s recipe.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 4 orange roughy fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup crushed barbecue potato chips
  • Tartar sauce, optional


  • Preheat oven to 400°. Place orange roughy in a greased 13x9-in.
  • baking dish. Combine lemon juice and butter; pour over fillets. Top
  • with crushed potato chips.
  • Bake, uncovered, 20-25 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a
  • fork. Serve with tartar sauce if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe uses plain, not ridged potato chips.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.