Orange Roughy Fillets With Lemon Basil Butter

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

Found this in my local market and substituted the Orange Roughy with Tilapia. Excellent choice! I serve this with steamed asparagus over a bed of steamed spinach.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine butter and basil in a small bowl.
  2. Place fillets on a lightly greased broiler pan.
  3. Spread fish with half of the basil butter mixture.
  4. Broil 5- 8 inches from heat for 5 minutes.
  5. Turn.
  6. Spread with remaining basil butter.
  7. Squeeze lemon juice over fillets.
  8. Top with sprinkle of Parmasean cheese.
  9. Broil another 4- 5 minutes or until fish is close to the point of flakiness.
Most Helpful

I used some basil butter I had made with basil from the garden, and frozen. This dish turned out very nice - simple but elegant, and quick to make! Thanks for sharing!

Julie F January 09, 2012

So easy and my husband went on and on and on about how great it was. I left off the cheese even and it was just fantastic

maureen92109 January 28, 2009

I made this recipe to the letter and liked it a lot. I don't like to try and 'healthy up' other people's recipes so unless I really hate a particular ingredient I'll follow it to the letter.

Paulette L. November 21, 2013