Broiled Lemon Fish Fillets Recipe

This is a light fish fillet dish made with just four ingredients! Whip up this delectable meal in less than 30 minutes.

Broiled Lemon Fish Fillets Recipe

How To Make Broiled Lemon Fish Fillets

Effortless zesty fish fillet recipe cooked in butter and lemon juice.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 20 mins


  • 1 lb orange roughy, tilapia or mild fish fillets
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter, softened, or margarine
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • ½ cup lemon juice, fresh

For Serving:

  • potatoes, cooked
  • lemon wedges

For Garnish:

  • parsley, chopped


  1. Combine the butter and basil in a small bowl.
  2. Place fillets on a lightly greased broiler pan.
  3. Spread the fillets with the butter mixture.
  4. Broil at 350 degrees F, 5 to 8 inches away from the heat, for 5 minutes.
  5. Drizzle the lemon juice over filets and broil another 4 to 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  6. Garnish with parsley and enjoy!


  • Sugar: 1g
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  • Calcium: 21mg
  • Calories: 194kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 98mg
  • Fat: 12g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Potassium: 231mg
  • Protein: 19g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Sodium: 84mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 433IU
  • Vitamin C: 12mg
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