Barramundi Seared on Himalayan Rock Salt Slab

Serves 1 Ingredients: 1 - 6” x 8” Himalayan salt slab, 1 tablespoon - olive oil, 1 - 6-oz Barramundi skin-on portion (or skinless), Pinch of black pepper, 1 tablespoon - melted butter, 2 cloves - thinly sliced garlic, 1 - lemon, juiced, 6 - Heirloom cherry tomatoes cut into quarters, Pinch of bulls blood microgreens, 1 tablespoon - roasted pepitas (pumpkin seeds),
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Barramundi Seared
on Himalayan Rock Salt

  • 30m prep
  • 10m cook
  • Serves 1
    Rob Harbison

  • Pairs with White Wine

  • Perfect for Wow-Yourself

  • Perfect for Solo or Several


himalayan salt
6'' x 8'', slab
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 6-oz The Better Fish® Barramundi Skinless Fillets
pinch black pepper
1 tablespoon butter
2 cloves garlic
thinly sliced
1 fresh lemon juice
6 cherry heritage tomato
cut into quarters
pinch microgreen
1 tablespoon roasted pumpkin seed
pumpkin seeds

Nutrition per serving

Calories 594.46kcal 30%
Fat 30.21 43%
Carbs 11.1 4%
Sugars 4.91 5%
Protein 67.2 134%
Sodium 907.36mg 45%
Fiber 2.28 8%

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

Nutrition per serving

Amount per serving

Calories 594.46kcal 30%
Fat 30.21 43%
Saturated Fat 10.85 54%
Monounsaturated Fat 13.95 1395%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5 250%
Carbs 11.1 4%
Fiber 2.28 8%
Sugars 4.91 5%
Protein 67.2 134%
Cholesterol 199.48mg 66%
Sodium 907.36mg 45%
Calcium 47.17mg 6%
Magnesium 15.33mg 4%
Potassium 1235.63mg 35%

% Daily Value*

Iron 0.38mg 3%
Zinc 0.52mg 5%
Phosphorus 20.01mg 3%
Vitamin A 105.54mkg 13%
Thiamin B1 0.02mg 2%
Riboflavin B2 0.02mg 1%
Niacin B3 0.1mg 1%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 7%
Folic Acid B9 9.98mkg 5%
Vitamin B12 0.02mkg 1%
Vitamin C 19.31mg 24%
Vitamin D 30.62mkg 612%
Vitamin E 2.44mg 20%
Vitamin K 9.87mkg 13%

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

Health score

7.4 /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 2.28   8% DV
Protein 67.2   134% DV
Calcium 47.17mg   6% DV
Magnesium 15.33mg   4% DV
Potassium 1235.63mg   35% DV
Iron 0.38mg   3% DV
Vitamin A 105.54mkg   13% DV
Vitamin C 19.31mg   24% DV

Nutrients with negative impact

Saturated Fat 10.85   54% DV
Carbs 11.1   4% DV
Sugars 4.91   5% DV
Cholesterol 199.48mg   66% DV
Sodium 907.36mg   45% DV

Sizzling Rock Salt Signals Deliciousness en Route. Taste the simplicity of summer’s best produce with naturally-buttery barramundi in this easy-to-prep dinner. Ready in less than 45 minutes, this may be the meal you’ve been searching for! Whether dinner-for-one or a sit-down for eight, you’ll come to count on this easily scalable dish, Barramundi Seared on Himalayan Rock Salt Slab. Recipe courtesy of Rob Harbison, Food Fanatics Chef for US Foods Metro New York.


Step 1
Pre-heat the Himalayan salt slab in the oven at 450 degrees F for 30 minutes.
Step 2
Season the barramundi and rub with olive oil and garlic.
Step 3
Place the skin side down on heated salt slab, letting it sear for 1 to 2 minutes.
Step 4
Turn the fish skin side up on the heated salt slab and garnish with pumpkin seeds and heirloom tomatoes. Let it sear in the oven for 3 minutes.
Step 5
Remove from oven and place the fish and salt slab on a heat-resistant surface. Finish with additional olive oil and freshly squeezed lemon juice. Garnish with bulls blood micro greens.
Suggested sides
  • Olive
  • Arugula &
    Citrus Salad

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