Broiled Orange Roughy With Lemon, Fines Herbes and Paprika

"Created this last night in the (desperate) phase one of the South Beach Diet. TERRIFIC fish, I love orange roughy anyway, but this was really yummy! Cooking times and amounts are very much approximated, as I am reconstructing this based on my memory of preparing it last night. Also, you may substitute any white fish in place of orange roughy."
 
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Ready In:
15mins
Ingredients:
8
Yields:
4 fillets
Serves:
4
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ingredients

  • 4 (6 ounce) orange roughy fillets or (6 ounce) other delicate white fish fillets
  • 2 -3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 -3 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 -3 tablespoons fines herbes (or a combination of parsley, chervil, chives and tarragon)
  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest, more if you wish
  • 2 -3 tablespoons lemon juice (or serve with lemon wedges)
  • fresh ground black pepper
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directions

  • Preheat oven's broiler.
  • Place orange roughy fillets in a roasting pan and rub with kosher salt and oil.
  • You may also wish to spray bottom of pan with nonstick cooking spray, or use more oil, to keep fish from sticking.
  • Sprinkle paprika and herbs evenly on fish.
  • Sprinkle zest on fish.
  • You may add more zest if you wish.
  • Broil fish for 4 minutes; check for doneness.
  • If not done, continue broiling until completely opaque and fish flakes easily.
  • sprinkle with lemon juice or serve with lemon wedges.
  • Serve with freshly ground black pepper as well.

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