crusty orange roughy fish

Keto Crusted Orange Roughy Fish

Course Main Course
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2


  • 2 Orange roughy fish
  • 2 Eggs, egg whites
  • 1 TB Lemon juice
  • 1/2 Tsp Grated lemon rinds
  • 1 cup Sesame seeds, ground (and/or) ground pork rinds
  • Salt, pepper, garlic powder, Italian seasoning


  1. In a bowl, beat / whisk egg whites until fluffy. Add pepper and 1/2 of lemon juice measurement (save rest for sprinkling over top of fish later).

  2. In another bowl, add ground sesame seeds and/or ground pork rinds with seasoning.

  3. Coat fish with egg mixture, then coat in crumb mixture. Put in a (greased) baking dish and sprinkle a little more lemon juice on top. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes. Sprinkle more lemon juice over top of fish before serving, if desired.

  4. See NOTE for adding lemon-garlic-butter sauce over fish before serving.

Recipe Notes

Can make a lemon-butter-garlic sauce to serve over fish before serving. In a pot, add 2 TB butter with some lemon juice and garlic powder and stir until heated.