Sautéed Rockfish in Oregano, Bay, Crushed Garlic and Lemon Butter – Healthy Dinner Recipes for Two

November 17, 2021

Patty James

This healthy dinner recipe for two is quick and easy. Serve with green beans and quinoa and dinner is ready in less than 30 minutes! For more, healthy recipes for two download the Foogal app on Google Play and the App Store.

Mealtime: Lunch, Dinner
Cuisine type: American
Cooking time: 18 minutes
Active preparation time: 10 minutes
Number of servings: 2
Dish type: Main
Level: Easy



  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon fresh oregano, minced or ½ teaspoon dried
  • 2 tablespoons butter or olive oil
  • Lemon wedges
  • 2 teaspoons chopped garlic
  • 2 (4 to 6 ounces each) rockfish or cod filets, thawed if necessary
  • 1 Bay leaf




Step 1:

Melt butter or ghee in large skillet over medium-high heat.


Step 2:

Stir in garlic, bay leaf, oregano and lemon zest and sauté for 5 minutes until butter is infused with the flavor of the herbs.


Step 3:

Remove herbs and set aside.

Step 4:

Place fillets in pan and sauté for 10 minutes per inch of thickness, measured at thickest part, or until fish flakes when tested with a fork.


Step 5:

Gently turn filets halfway through cooking. After turning the filets, add back the herbs.


Step 6:

Serve with a slice or wedge of fresh lemon.




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