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Orange Roughy with Cucumber Salsa Recipe

Orange Roughy with Cucumber Salsa Recipe

Our Test Kitchen shares this recipe for tasty Orange Roughy fillets topped with a healthy dollop of cool and colorful Cucumber Salsa. It makes a light and lovely summer entree that goes together in minutes. (You just might want to mix up extra bowls of this summer-fresh salsa for tortilla chip dipping!)
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow summer squash
  • 2 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 6 orange roughy fillets (6 ounces each)


  • 1. For salsa, in a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; set aside. Sprinkle lemon-pepper over both sides of fillets.
  • 2. Place on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve with cucumber salsa. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 filet with 1/4 salsa equals 155 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 102 mg cholesterol, 376 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 4 lean meat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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