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Pan fried Orange Roughy

Serves 4
Prep time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 5 mins

Here's one that shows the true beauty of New Zealand seafood - With just a few ingredients, and a few minutes in the kitchen you'll get a result that will see plates scraped clean every time.



  • 4 fillets of orange roughy
  • Seasoned flour to dust
  • 100g butter
  • 100g capers
  • Juice and zest of 2 lemons
  • Fresh parsley and coriander, chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • Gourmet potatoes
  • 4 rashers streaky bacon
  • 500g green beans
View the method
  1. Dust the fish fillets with the seasoned flour. Heat a pan with a splash of oil. Place fillets into pan with a knob of butter and brown on each side (3-4 minutes).
  2. In a separate pan melt the remaining butter, capers, lemon juice and zest. To serve, lay fillets on a large plate. Spoon over lemon caper butter and finish with chopped parsley and coriander.
  3. Serve with gourmet potatoes, and steamed green beans wrapped in streaky bacon.
Recipe by:
Sharron Chittock, Head Chef. Monty's, Queenstown.  
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