Grilled Dijon Fish Recipe
Grilled Dijon Fish Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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This mild dish is ideal for a quick summer meal. The simple marinade has just enough flavor to compliment the fish without overwhelming its delicate taste. Phyllis Schmalz of Kansas City, Kansas shares the recipe
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 orange roughy fillets (6 ounces each)
  • Dash paprika

Directions

In a small saucepan, melt butter. Remove from the heat; stir in the lemon juice, mustard and salt. Remove 2 tablespoons; set aside. Pour remaining marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add the fillets. Seal bag and turn to coat; set aside for 20 minutes.
Drain and discard marinade. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill fish, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 7-10 minutes or until fillets flake easily with a fork.
To serve, arrange fish on a plate. Drizzle with reserved marinade; sprinkle with paprika. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Dijon Fish in Cooking for 2 Summer 2008, p54

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 235 calories, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 132mg cholesterol, 366mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 28g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 fat.

  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 orange roughy fillets (6 ounces each)
  • Dash paprika
  1. In a small saucepan, melt butter. Remove from the heat; stir in the lemon juice, mustard and salt. Remove 2 tablespoons; set aside. Pour remaining marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add the fillets. Seal bag and turn to coat; set aside for 20 minutes.
  2. Drain and discard marinade. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill fish, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 7-10 minutes or until fillets flake easily with a fork.
  3. To serve, arrange fish on a plate. Drizzle with reserved marinade; sprinkle with paprika. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Dijon Fish in Cooking for 2 Summer 2008, p54

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