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

  1. Preheat the broiler.

  2. 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.

  3. In a small bowl, stir the butter, garlic powder, paprika, cumin, salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, thyme, oregano, and sugar into a paste.

  4. Spoon 1/4 of the mixture on top of each filet spreading the topping evenly over each piece.

  5. 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.

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