Citrus Baked Fish Recipe
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Citrus Baked Fish Recipe

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This recipe allows me to combine two things abundant in Florida—fresh fish and orange juice. The orange juice gives the fish a wonderful, tangy flavor.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + marinating Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + marinating Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/4 cup thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon snipped fresh dill or 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 4 red snapper or tilapia fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 2 orange slices, halved
  • Paprika


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the orange juice concentrate, oil and dill; add fish. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 15 minutes.
  2. Drain and discard marinade. Place the fillets in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Cover and bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  3. Dip cut edges of orange slices in paprika; serve with fish. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Citrus Baked Fish in Country February/March 2007, 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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RareFinds User ID: 7381297 121462
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2013

"We like fish BUT not the fishy taste and smell, so citrus and dill worked perfectly. Also, my daughter is gluten intolerant so finding ways to bake fish and chicken without gluten are a must. This recipe was PERFECT for all of us."

familycook322 User ID: 6115581 121440
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2011

"This was really good I used lemon juice because my family loves lemon but next time i make it imma use orange and lemon juice"

sassie lassie User ID: 3289127 149198
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2009

"There is no sodium in this fish recipe."

lyncar User ID: 4056378 121428
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2009

"Most all your recipes are not for me since I am on a low or no sodium diet.(Only l t. a day)

They sound good, but cant have.
Virginia Shackelford"

shastadasi User ID: 2734896 96193
Reviewed Apr. 4, 2009

"I used fresh lemon instead of the OJ, it was delicious and quick too."

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