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Saucy Orange Roughy

Both the seafood and citrus lovers in your home will request this entree time and again. Not only are the orange roughy fillets tender and the sauce delicious, but the dish is ready in moments. I haven't found anyone who didn't think it was wonderful! -Bette Hunn, Orosi, California
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1 pound orange roughy fillets
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Orange slices and fresh tarragon, optional

Directions

  • In a small microwave-safe dish, combine the first six ingredients until smooth. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 45 seconds; stir. Cook 45 seconds longer or until thickened. Stir in orange zest and tarragon; set aside.
  • Place fish in an ungreased 11x7-in. microwave-safe dish, with the thickest side toward the outside of the dish. Sprinkle with salt. Cover and microwave on high for 3 minutes.
  • Top with orange sauce. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 30-45 seconds or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve with orange slices and fresh tarragon if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 111 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 475mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 17g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1/2 fruit.

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