Lime-Marinated Orange Roughy Recipe
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Lime-Marinated Orange Roughy Recipe

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“This dish is simple, flavorful and not fattening at all. And since it’s so quick, you can have company over and spend all your time visiting.” Pam Corder — Monroe, Louisiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Broil: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Broil: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 orange roughy fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 169 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 102mg cholesterol, 123mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 28g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.


  1. Place fillets in a 13x9-in. baking dish. In a small bowl, whisk remaining ingredients until blended. Pour 1/2 cup marinade over fillets; turn to coat. Refrigerate 1 hour. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.
  2. Preheat broiler. Drain fish, discarding marinade in dish. Place fish on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 4-6 in. from heat 4-6 minutes on each side or until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, basting frequently with reserved marinade. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Lime-Marinated Orange Roughy in Healthy Cooking February/March 2010, p14

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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lmmanda User ID: 1101093 186472
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2014

"Very nice, light flavor. I used tilapia. I might try using lemon juice next time,"

asnunez User ID: 2408742 188363
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2011

"Orange Roughy is now on the endangered species list so we used flounder and it was really good. Thanx for sharing."

Mandakay117 User ID: 5296504 103538
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2010

"This was very good & I'm sure it would have been even better if I had marinated the fish for the suggested hour. I couldn't find orange roughy so used talipia instead. Make extra marinade & use it to season brown rice."

pamcorder User ID: 4546808 186471
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2010

"Easy, quick & delicious - I will for sure make again."

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