Citrus Orange Roughy Recipe
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Citrus Orange Roughy Recipe

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"I hope you enjoy this wonderful recipe sent in by a total 'non-fish' person," writes Janet Escovitz of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. "I love this baked orange roughy with crumb topping...and I love to serve it, too—to rave reviews! It's also quick and ultra-easy to prepare."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 4 orange roughy fillets (6 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 244 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 996mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch.


  1. In a shallow bowl, combine bread crumbs and salt. In another shallow bowl, combine the orange juice, soy sauce, butter, oil and lemon juice. Dip the fillets into orange juice mixture, then coat with crumb mixture.
  2. Place in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 450° for 15-18 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Citrus Orange Roughy in Light & Tasty April/May 2003, p50

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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misty123456789 User ID: 7738081 124672
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2014

"Delicious!! My husband enjoyed his first orange roughy thanks to this recipe."

bosmom50 User ID: 1435961 126450
Reviewed May. 25, 2011

"Wonderful. I used seasoned bread crumbs and forgot to mix the melted butter into the sauce. I poured it over the top of the filets with about 5 minutes left to cook. Try this... you'll love it!"

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