How to Grill Gluten-Free Cajun Orange Roughy
This gluten-free fish dish will definitely awaken your taste buds! The mild flavor of the orange roughy doesn’t compete with the spicy paste, and the whole combination teases the tongue just a bit. If you like your foods super-hot, add more cayenne.
Don’t overcook the filets, or the fish may become tough.
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 8 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nonstick cooking spray
Four 5-ounce orange roughy filets
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
2 teaspoons paprika
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon thyme
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/8 teaspoon sugar
Preheat the broiler.
Using the cooking spray, grease an 8-x-10-inch baking dish. Rinse the filets, pat them dry, and lay them in a single layer in the baking dish.
In a small bowl, stir the butter, garlic powder, paprika, cumin, salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, thyme, oregano, and sugar into a paste.
Spoon 1/4 of the mixture on top of each filet spreading the topping evenly over each piece.
Broil the filets for 7 to 8 minutes or until the fish is baked through.
Per serving: Calories: 164; Total fat: 7g; Saturated fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 100mg; Sodium: 216mg; Carbohydrates: 1g; Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 0g; Protein: 24g.