Orange Roughy with Citrus Sauce

Orange Roughy with Citrus Sauce


"My mom gave me this recipe and it is very easy to prepare. The citrus sauce makes it a refreshing and flavorful dish. Buy 1/2 inch thick orange roughy filets."


30 m servings 221 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 221 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 9.5 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.4g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 21.1 g
  • 42%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 78 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 262 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Soak fish in milk 10 minutes. Remove, sprinkle with salt and dredge in flour.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook fish until it is golden on one side, about 3 minutes. Cook second side until golden and cooked through, about 3 to 4 more minutes. Remove fish to a serving platter.
  3. Wipe frying pan clean. Reduce heat to low, add remaining oil and cook garlic 30 seconds. Add lime juice, lemon juice, orange juice, parsley, and green onions. Add butter, swirl in skillet until just creamy. Pour sauce over fish and serve.
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  1. 123 Ratings


My teenage son and husband LOVED this. They don't care for breading so I didn't flour it first, just pan fried it... Also I did not have green onions or lime juice.. so I made it with 4TBSP lemo...

Delightful...I also bumped up the orange juice and added a TBSP of Teriyaki sauce. I used fresh basil instead of parsley. I also doubled the sauce and served it with brown rice and broccoli. ...

This recipe is FANTASTIC! It was so quick and easy. I wasn't sure before I made it if I would like the blend of juices with the garlic and onion, but it was just wonderful. It tastes like som...

I substituted Tilapia and my husband says it's the best fish I ever made! Easy, delicious, wholesome recipe. I served it with asparagus and a rice pilaf -- yum!

Very tasty & perfect for dinner guests! It has a great presentation. I used tilapia instead of orange roughy. I also used the juice of half a lemon and 4 or 5 tblsp. of orange juice and the sa...

This was absolutely delish! The sauce was a bit tart, but I used the juice from one lemon, one lime, and one orange. (So I went heavier with the lemon than the recipe called for.) If you don't...

I love how the fish turned out but I didn't care for the sauce. Im so glad I tasted it before I poured in onto the fish. It was way sour for my liking. Will use this again for the fish.

I gave this recipe four stars because I made a few modifications to the recipe. I didn't have any fresh orange juice, so I used a Tablespoon of frozen orange juice concentrate. I also added 1/...

Pretty good. I served the sauce on the side and had some left over with just two fish fillets. I thought it was too tart, but my husband liked it the way it was. Next time I might use more or...