Orange Roughy with Gremolada Bread Crumbs
Breaded fish never crisps well in the oven. Here the bread-crumb topping is prepared on the stovetop and sprinkled over the fish when it's already on the plate. Be sure to spoon the pan juices around, and not over, the fish so the crumbs stay crunchy.Plus: More Seafood Recipes and Tips
Fish Alternatives Any mild white-fleshed fish will work equally well here. Try flounder, sole, pike, or catfish fillets.
Variation Orange Roughy with Orange Gremolada Bread Crumbs: Substitute the grated zest of 1/2 orange for the lemon zest in the bread-crumb mixture.
One of the new, clean-as-a-whistle white wines from Spain or the south of France will pair nicely with the Mediterranean flavors of garlic and olive oil. Look for the Spanish Albariño or a Côtes de Gascogne from France.