Orange Roughy Fillets With Lemon Basil Butter

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by kitchendiva

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.

Top Review by Julie F

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!

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.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a