Herbed Orange Roughy Recipe
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Herbed Orange Roughy Recipe

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The simple seasonings in this recipe enhance the pleasant, mild flavor of orange roughy. It's a quick and easy way to prepare fish.—Sue Kroening, Mattoon, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 orange roughy, red snapper, catfish or trout fillets (6 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 87 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 192mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 9g protein.


  1. In a small shallow bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; dip fillets on both sides in lemon mixture.
  2. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. Grill, covered, over medium-hot heat or broil 4 in,. from the heat for 5-10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Herbed Orange Roughy in Country Woman July/August 1997, p35

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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