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Crispy Orange Roughy Recipe

When you're looking for a main course on the lighter side, try this flavorful dish. The crunchy topping nicely complements the tender fish. —Nancy Florian, St. Johnsville, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups mashed potato flakes
  • 4 orange roughy, cod or haddock fillets (6 ounces each)

Directions

  • 1. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with cooking spray; set aside. In a shallow bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, oil, oregano, salt and pepper. Place the potato flakes in another bowl.
  • 2. Dip fillets in lemon juice mixture, then coat with potato flakes. Place on prepared pan. Bake at 500° for 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork and is golden brown. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 188 calories, 4 g fat (trace saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 243 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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