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 (0g saturated fat), 102mg cholesterol, 123mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0g fiber), 28g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 0 starch, 4 lean meat, 0 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 186472
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2014

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

asnunez 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 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 186471
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2010

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

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