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Orange Roughy Amandine Recipe

Orange Roughy Amandine Recipe

Prepared in the microwave, this fancy orange roughy with almonds is ready in no time. “This makes a simple, but very elegant entree,” promises Donna Snyder from Poinciana, Florida.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 2 orange roughy, cod or haddock fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons white wine or chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 drops hot pepper sauce
  • Dash salt
  • Dash paprika


  • 1. Place almonds in a small microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes or until lightly toasted.
  • 2. Place the fillets in a 9-in. microwave-safe pie plate. Dot with butter and sprinkle with almonds. Combine the remaining ingredients; pour over fillets. Cover and microwave at 70% power for 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 257 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 112mg cholesterol, 224mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 31g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat.

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.