Couple's Catch of the Day Recipe
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Couple's Catch of the Day Recipe

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Here's a match made in heaven—two tasty fish fillets in a Valentine's Day shape! Moist and tender, this succulent orange roughy from our kitchen staff will win hearts with its memorable blend of garlic, dill and lemon.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 parchment paper squares (12 inches each)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 orange roughy fillets (about 3/4 pound)
  • 1 teaspoon snipped fresh dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 medium lemon, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 2 fresh dill sprigs

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 222 calories, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 65mg cholesterol, 281mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 25g protein.


  1. Cut each piece of parchment paper into a 12-in. heart. Brush paper with 1 tablespoon butter. Place a fillet on one side of each heart. Sprinkle with dill, lemon-pepper and garlic powder. Drizzle with remaining butter. Arrange lemon slices over fish.
  2. Fold parchment hearts in half. Beginning at the tip of the heart, fold edges together, 2 in. at a time. Place on a large baking sheet.
  3. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes. With a scissors, cut an X through top of parchment; fish should flake easily with a fork. Transfer each parchment heart to a dinner plate. Garnish with dill sprigs. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Couple's Catch of the Day in Country Woman January/February 2001, p41

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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