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Australia’s Favourite Barramundi Recipes

Your New Barra Weeknight Staple

Your New Barra Weeknight Staple

We have all NEW barra recipes that are sure to be on your weeknight dinner rotation, and don’t worry, they’re as simple as they can be. These three recipes are healthy, simple, and delicious. Whether you’re a seasoned homecook or a kitchen newbie, you'll find these...

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Sweet Chilli, Garlic & Soy Barramundi (One Tray Bake)

Sweet Chilli, Garlic & Soy Barramundi (One Tray Bake)

IngredientsServes 2 2 barramundi fillets (skin on) ⅓ sweet chilli sauce 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 lime, cheeks cut/juiced 3 baby pak choy, halved 2 tsp olive oil Salt Pepper Method Preheat oven to 180°. Place barramundi skin down on a lined baking...

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It’s a barra-mazing Christmas feast!

It’s a barra-mazing Christmas feast!

‘Tis the season, and the pressure's on to create the perfect Christmas lunch. Fret not! We've made it a breeze with three barralicious recipes that are sure to impress your guests and leave them talking well into the New Year. Looking for a dazzling appetizer to wow...

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Dan Hong’s Barramundi Dumpling Masterclass

Dan Hong’s Barramundi Dumpling Masterclass

And just like that, another National Barramundi Day is behind us! This year was nothing short of amazing! We’re talking a year that set the bar incredibly high, with over 100 restaurants nation-wide participating, with big name restaurants like Mr Wong, Ms G’s,...

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Baked Barramundi En Papillote

Baked Barramundi En Papillote

by Sarah MacdonaldServings 2Cook time: 15 minutesIngredientsServes 2 2 fillets of barramundi 1/2 fennel bulb, thinly sliced, plus fennel fronds 1/2 lemon, thinly sliced 2 tbsp good quality butter salt and pepper to taste Method Preheat oven to 200 degrees. Fold a...

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Barra Quenelles in Vietnamese Coconut Broth

Barra Quenelles in Vietnamese Coconut Broth

by Scott BagnellServings 2Cook time: 30-40 minutesIngredientsChoux pastry dough 125ml water 45g unsalted butter ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup flour, sifted onto a sheet of paper 3 eggs, beaten Quenelles 450g barramundi, skin and bones removed, cut into cubes, chilled in...

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Barramundi Lemon, Garlic & Chilli Zoodles

Barramundi Lemon, Garlic & Chilli Zoodles

by Andrea Richardson Servings 2Cook time: 15 minutesIngredients Barramundi Fillets EVOO Fresh Garlic Fresh Chilli 1/2 Fresh Lemon Juice Salt and Pepper 1 Cup of Cream Zucchini Noodles Method Heat some oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add in your chopped, garlic...

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Acqua Pazza (Crazy Water) Barramundi

Acqua Pazza (Crazy Water) Barramundi

by Marianna TucciaServings 2Cook time: 25 minutesIngredients 4x barramundi fillets Extra virgin olive oil 1 punnet of cherry tomatoes Pitted kalamata olives 1 fennel, sliced 1 French shallot, chopped Chilli flakes 1/2 glass of dry white wine 125 ml fish or chicken...

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Vietnamese Braised Fish – Ca Kho

Vietnamese Braised Fish – Ca Kho

BY DUNCAN LUServings 3 - 4Prep Time: 5 minutesCook time: 45 minutes‘The fish wing is often overlooked as its meat is encased by vines but within you’ll find the most succulent and delicate parts of the fish’.Ingredients 500g barramundi wings 4 tbsp fish sauce 1/2 tsp...

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Lebanese Spicy Tahini Barramundi

Lebanese Spicy Tahini Barramundi

BY HODA HANNAWAYServings 4 - 6Cook time: 1 hourIngredients 1-2kg whole Australian barramundi, scaled & cleaned Spice Rub Mix 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp ground chilli 3-4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Sauce 1 1/2 cups fresh lemon...

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Fried Barramundi, Old Bay, Green Tomatoes

Fried Barramundi, Old Bay, Green Tomatoes

BY CHEF MITCH ORRServings 2Prep Time: 3 hours or start the day beforeCook time: 15 minutesThis is a little mix of inspiration from the deep south of the USA. A little fried chicken, a little seafood boil. This is also a great way to use up the secondary cuts of a...

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Steamed Barramundi, Ginger & Scallion

Steamed Barramundi, Ginger & Scallion

BY CHEF MITCH ORRServings 2Prep Time: 20 minutesCook time: 15 minutesThis is Mitch’s favourite way to eat barra and the first way he ever tried barra! This is a delicious way to prepare the fish, it’s clean and deep in flavour. This preparation is based on the...

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Barramundi, Charred Greens and Anchovy Dressing

Barramundi, Charred Greens and Anchovy Dressing

BY CHEF LENNOX HASTIE, FIREDOORServings 4Prep Time: 10 minutesCook time: 10 minutesIngredients 1 x Australian farmed barramundi fillet, approx. 800g Sea salt 100ml extra-virgin olive oil 1 bunch of kale Anchovy dressing: 1/2 bunch flat leaf parsley, leaves picked ¼...

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Pan Fried Barramundi with Cauliflower Couscous

Pan Fried Barramundi with Cauliflower Couscous

BY CHEF TOM WALTONServings 4Prep Time: 10 minutesCook time: 25 minutesIngredients ½ cup each slivered almond and pepita seeds 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp smoked paprika ½ cauliflower, cut into florets and stalk roughly chopped 1 brown onion, cut into thick wedges 1 punnet...

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BARRAMUNDI ALL’ACQUA PAZZA

BARRAMUNDI ALL’ACQUA PAZZA

BY CHEF WILL COWPER, OTTO BRISBANEServings 4Prep Time: 10 minutesCook time: 20 minutesIngredients 4 x 200g portions Australian farmed farramundi (skinless) 500g cherry tomatoes halved 1 clove garlic thinly sliced 2 golden eshallots thinly sliced 10 basil leaves 12...

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Barramundi in a Bag, Cartoccio Style

Barramundi in a Bag, Cartoccio Style

BY CHEF PICHARD PTACNIK, OTTO SYDNEYServings 2-4Prep Time: 10 minutesCook time: 20 minutesIngredients 2kg skinless Australian barramundi fillets, portioned 15g butter 500g Jerusalem artichokes (washed and quartered) 500g Swiss brown mushrooms chopped 240g onions...

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Lemon butter barramundi with a walnut crust

Lemon butter barramundi with a walnut crust

Servings 1Prep Time: 10 minutesCook time: 30 minutesIngredients 1 portion barramundi fillet, skin off Lemon garlic butter: 2 cloves garlic, finely minced 1 tbsp butter 1/2 cup walnuts, crushed Zest of 1 fresh lemon Salt & pepper to taste 1 tbsp parsley Method Step...

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Baked and dressed barramundi with greens

Baked and dressed barramundi with greens

The quality of Aussie Barra is second to none and it really shows in the freshness, texture and flavour of this dish.Servings 4 Prep Time: 15 minutesCook time: 30 minutesIngredients 1kg Australian Barra Dressing: 2tbsp soy sauce 1tbsp toasted sesame oil 1tbsp white...

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Smoked barramundi bruschetta

Smoked barramundi bruschetta

SIMON PALMER, BEACH BYRON BAY A light dish that is perfect for brunch or breakfast using few ingredients.Servings 4Prep Time: 10 minutes (overnight pickling)Ingredients 1 x 450 g smoked barramundi store bought or 500g skinless barramundi loin (to smoke at home)...

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Barramundi cutlets with oregano, tomato and black olive

Barramundi cutlets with oregano, tomato and black olive

MATT MORAN, NORTH BONDI FISH Using few ingredients, this quick recipe created by Matt Moran highlights fresh flavours and beautiful crispy barramundi cutlets.Servings 6Prep Time: 15 minutesCook time: 15 minutesIngredients 6 x 200g Australian barramundi cutlets 2...

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Barramundi with Tomato Salsa and Fried Zucchini Flowers

Barramundi with Tomato Salsa and Fried Zucchini Flowers

MATT MORAN, NORTH BONDI FISH Cook like a celebrity chef at home with this impressive zucchini flower and barramundi dish with a warm tomato salsa created by Matt Moran. Servings 4 Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Ingredients 40 ml extra virgin olive oil 4 x...

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Barramundi cutlets with black olive and oregano

Barramundi cutlets with black olive and oregano

MATT MORAN, NORTH BONDI FISH Cook up Matt Moran's signature barramundi dish at home under 30 minutes!  This dish packs a punch of flavour using fresh ingredients and serves up to 6 people.Servings 6Prep Time: 15 minutesCook time: 15 minutesIngredients 6 x 200g...

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Pan Roasted Barramundi with Asian Greens

Pan Roasted Barramundi with Asian Greens

MATT MORAN Impress your friends and family with this beautiful crowd-pleasing dish created by celebrity chef, Matt Moran.Servings 3-4Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook time: 30 minutesIngredients 1.2kg whole barramundi 1 bunch baby bok choy 100g soy beans ½ bunch green...

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Warm barramundi salad with tomatoes, capers and olives

Warm barramundi salad with tomatoes, capers and olives

Warm barramundi salad with tomatoes, capers and olivesJill Dupleix's warm barramundi dish is a winner any time of the year. This is a versatile dish that you can serve as a traditional main course with one fillet per person, or by pulling the barramundi fillets into...

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Barramundi sashimi

Barramundi sashimi

Barramundi sashimiMATTEO ZAMBONI, JONAH'S This barramundi sashimi dish from Matteo Zamboni is the perfect entrée to wow dinner guests. Using Australia's only sashimi-grade barramundi from Northern Territory's Humpty Doo, you can create an impressively plated dish with...

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Barramundi tacos with rainbow slaw and salsa

Barramundi tacos with rainbow slaw and salsa

Barramundi tacos with rainbow slaw and salsaMICHELLE GRAND-MILKOVIC, LOVE.FISH Michelle Grand-Milkovic's barramundi tacos are guaranteed to be a hit with the whole family, kids included. This versatile family dinner can be adapted for many dietary preferences and...

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Barramundi is perhaps one of the most quintessential Australian fishes and is enjoyed nationwide. It is an extremely versatile fish and can be cooked and prepared in a variety of ways. We have put together some of our favourite barramundi recipes with clear instructions on ingredients and steps for you to recreate our recipes. There’s a dish to suit all tastes and seasons. All our recipes will serve between 4 to 6 people, so they make for great family meals.