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Citrus Orange Roughy

"I hope you enjoy this wonderful recipe sent in by a total 'non-fish' person," writes Janet Escovitz of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. "I love this baked orange roughy with crumb topping...and I love to serve it, too—to rave reviews! It's also quick and ultra-easy to prepare."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 4 orange roughy fillets (6 ounces each)


  • In a shallow bowl, combine bread crumbs and salt. In another shallow bowl, combine the orange juice, soy sauce, butter, oil and lemon juice. Dip the fillets into orange juice mixture, then coat with crumb mixture.
  • Place in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 450° for 15-18 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 244 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 996mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch.

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  • misty123456789
    Mar 27, 2014

    Delicious!! My husband enjoyed his first orange roughy thanks to this recipe.

  • bosmom50
    May 25, 2011

    Wonderful. I used seasoned bread crumbs and forgot to mix the melted butter into the sauce. I poured it over the top of the filets with about 5 minutes left to cook. Try this... you'll love it!

  • kjsanders
    Oct 21, 2009

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