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Herbed Orange Roughy Recipe

Herbed Orange Roughy Recipe

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. YIELD: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)


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 87 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 192 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace 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.