Barramundi Cruda with Soy Glaze and Tobiko Caviar

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Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 7-9oz - skinless barramundi filet, thawed, 1/4 teaspoon - green tobiko, 1/4 teaspoon - red tobiko, 1/4 teaspoon - black tobiko, 4 oz - soy sauce, 1 tablespoon - brown sugar, 1 tablespoon - lemon juice, 1/2 oz - fresh ginger, 2 cloves - crushed garlic, 2 tablespoons - cornstarch, 12 - sesame crackers, microgreens, togarashi ,
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Barramundi Cruda
with Soy Glaze and Tobiko Caviar

  • 10m prep
  • 5m cook
  • Serves 6
    Kelly Armetta

  • Pairs with Champagne

  • Perfect for Parties

  • Perfect for Colleagues


1 7-9oz The Better Fish® Barramundi Skinless Fillets
¼ teaspoon wasabi flying fish roe
¼ teaspoon flying fish roe
¼ teaspoon black tobiko
4 oz soya sauce
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
½ oz ginger
2 cloves garlic
2 tablespoons corn starch
12 sesame crispbread
seven spice seasoning

Nutrition per serving

Calories 271.69kcal 14%
Fat 7.21 10%
Carbs 34.94 13%
Sugars 25.54 28%
Protein 18.25 37%
Sodium 1294.32mg 65%
Fiber 3.26 12%

* Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet. View all nutrients

Nutrition per serving

Amount per serving

Calories 271.69kcal 14%
Fat 7.21 10%
Saturated Fat 0.76 4%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 1%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.01 1%
Carbs 34.94 13%
Fiber 3.26 12%
Sugars 25.54 28%
Protein 18.25 37%
Cholesterol 31.57mg 11%
Sodium 1294.32mg 65%
Calcium 20.88mg 3%
Magnesium 9.78mg 3%
Potassium 247.62mg 7%

% Daily Value*

Iron 1.23mg 9%
Zinc 0.13mg 1%
Phosphorus 27.07mg 4%
Vitamin A 3100.76mkg 388%
Thiamin B1 0.01mg 1%
Riboflavin B2 0.05mg 4%
Niacin B3 0.46mg 3%
Vitamin B6 0.05mg 4%
Folic Acid B9 3.47mkg 2%
Vitamin B12 0.04mkg 2%
Vitamin C 242.26mg 303%
Vitamin D 5.12mkg 102%
Vitamin E 0.03mg 0%
Vitamin K 0.02mkg 0%

* Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Health score

6.3 /10

Health score

Health Scores are calculated on a 1-10 scale based on nutrient density and USDA recommendations for a healthy diet. A higher Health Score means healthier food. The value based on impact of more than 28 nutrients, here are the main ones:

Nutrients with positive impact

Fiber 3.26   12% DV
Protein 18.25   37% DV
Calcium 20.88mg   3% DV
Magnesium 9.78mg   3% DV
Potassium 247.62mg   7% DV
Iron 1.23mg   9% DV
Vitamin A 3100.76mkg   388% DV
Vitamin C 242.26mg   303% DV

Nutrients with negative impact

Saturated Fat 0.76   4% DV
Carbs 34.94   13% DV
Sugars 25.54   28% DV
Cholesterol 31.57mg   11% DV
Sodium 1294.32mg   65% DV

Sophisticated Japanese flavors for your most important dinner guests. Whether you are celebrating an important event, or just that you all made it through an intense week, start off your congratulatory dinner party with this light and easy appetizer that is sure to impress. This cruda is bright and colorful with clean, Japanese-inspired flavors. Recipe by Kelly Armetta. Food styling and photography by Kassie Borreson.


Step 1
Prepare the ingredients for the soy glaze. Roughly chop the ginger and crush two cloves of garlic.
Step 2
In a small saucepan, combine soy sauce, sugar, lemon juice, ginger and garlic.
Step 3
Bring to a slow simmer for 5 to 6 minutes.
Step 4
Mix cornstarch with a small amount of water to make a slurry.
Step 5
Add slurry to soy glaze and stir. Bring to a simmer once more. Let it cool, then strain through a small sieve.
Step 6
Place soy glaze into a squeeze bottle.
Step 7
Thinly slice one defrosted 7-9 skinless Barramundi portion on the bias. Remove blood line and discard.
Step 8
Sprinkle togarashi over sesame crackers
Step 9
Here comes the fun part! Plate slices of the barramundi on a platter in a pattern you find beautiful. Spoon small piles of each caviar through the platter. With the squeeze bottle, drizzle soy glaze throughout the platter. Garnish with microgreens. Serve with sesame crackers on the side.
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