This recipe may be named Orange Roughy, but your path to delicious, flavorful fish is going to be smooth! In a few simple steps, you will have a hearty fish dish topped with melty cheese, juicy tomatoes, fresh veggies, fluffy rice, and – of course – the star of the show: tender, succulent orange roughy, a fish noted for its delicate and sweet flavor. Herbaceous, citrusy, and smoky seasonings only accent and elevate the fish’s flavor to new heights, or perhaps to oceanic depths! Orange Roughy will transport your tastebuds to a coastal eatery with the newest, most scrumptious way to enjoy seafood delicacies.

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  • 2 cups instant rice
  • 1 (16-ounce) package frozen broccoli-cauliflower blend, thawed
  • 4 (6-ounce) orange roughy fillets
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can chicken broth
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, plus more to taste
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded


Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Step 2 –Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.

Step 3 –Spread the rice in an even layer at the bottom of the prepared baking dish.

Step 4 –Layer the broccoli-cauliflower blend and the fish over the rice in the baking dish.

Step 5 –Pour the chicken broth and the tomatoes over the top of the vegetable blend and the fish.

Step 6 –Sprinkle the garlic powder, the lemon-pepper seasoning, and the cayenne pepper over the fish and vegetables.

Step 7 –Cover and bake until the fish flakes easily reaching 145 degrees F internally and the rice is tender, about 25-30 minutes.

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Step 8 –Sprinkle the cheddar cheese on top of the fish and vegetables and bake until melted, about 5 minutes.

Step 9 –Serve.