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Saucy Orange Roughy

 Saucy Orange Roughy
Both the seafood and citrus lovers in your home will request this entree time and again. Not only are the orange roughy fillets tender and the sauce delicious, but the dish is ready in moments. I haven't found anyone who didn't think it was wonderful! -Bette Hunn, Orosi, California
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1 pound orange roughy fillets
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Orange slices and fresh tarragon, optional


  • In a small microwave-safe dish, combine the first six ingredients
  • until smooth. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 45 seconds; stir.
  • Cook 45 seconds longer or until thickened. Stir in orange peel and
  • tarragon; set aside.
  • Place fish in an ungreased 11-in. x 7-in. microwave-safe dish, with
  • the thickest side toward the outside of the dish. Sprinkle with
  • salt. Cover and microwave on high for 3 minutes.
  • Top with orange sauce. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 30-45
  • seconds or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve with orange
  • slices and fresh tarragon if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

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Saucy Orange Roughy (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 111 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 475 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 17 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1/2 fruit.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.