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Lime-Marinated Orange Roughy Recipe

Lime-Marinated Orange Roughy Recipe

“This dish is simple, flavorful and not fattening at all. And since it’s so quick, you can have company over and spend all your time visiting.” Pam Corder — Monroe, Louisiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Broil: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 orange roughy fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed


  • 1. Place fillets in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; set aside 3 tablespoons marinade. Pour remaining marinade over fillets; turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. Transfer fillets to a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 4-6 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork, basting frequently with reserved marinade. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 169 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 102mg cholesterol, 123mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 28g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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Reviewed Jul. 8, 2014

"Very nice, light flavor. I used tilapia. I might try using lemon juice next time,"

Reviewed Jan. 26, 2011

"Orange Roughy is now on the endangered species list so we used flounder and it was really good. Thanx for sharing."

Reviewed Jul. 30, 2010

"This was very good & I'm sure it would have been even better if I had marinated the fish for the suggested hour. I couldn't find orange roughy so used talipia instead. Make extra marinade & use it to season brown rice."

Reviewed Feb. 24, 2010

"easy, quick & delicious - I will for sure make again."

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