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Basil-Marinated Fish

Combined with oil, a sprinkling of other herbs and a little zesty lemon peel, basil vinegar makes a delightfully mild and pleasant fish marinade for orange roughy or halibut.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Basil Vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon each chopped, fresh basil, thyme, oregano and parsley or 1 teaspoon each dried basil, thyme, oregano and parsley flakes
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 orange roughy fillets or halibut fillets (1 pound)

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the vinegar, oil, herbs, garlic, lemon zest, salt and pepper. Add fillets; turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes, turning once or twice.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Lightly oil the grill rack. Grill fillets, covered, over medium-hot heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 7-10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 each: 145 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 366mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 17g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.

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  • ClaudiaMarlene
    Oct 16, 2009

    Buenisimo!!! As we say in Mexico!!