Blackened Barramundi with Mango-Avocado Salsa

Cook time:
Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 - (12-oz) Australis Barramundi fillets, defrosted, Blackening seasoning to coat
, 1 tablespoon - vegetable or olive oil, 1 - mango, diced
, 1 - red bell pepper, diced, ½ - small red onion, diced, 1 - avocado, diced
, 1-2 - jalapeno or serrano chile, seeded and diced
, ¼ cup - cilantro leaves
, chopped , Juice of ½ lime, Rice, for serving , Optional,
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Blackened Barramundi
with Mango-Avocado Salsa

  • 15m prep
  • 4-8m cook
  • Serves 2
  • RECIPE CREATED BY
    Friends & Family

  • Pairs with Cold Beer

  • Perfect for Summer

  • Perfect for Friends

Ingredients

For the Fish
  • 1 (12-oz) Australis Barramundi fillets, defrosted
  • Blackening seasoning to coat

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable or olive oil
For the Mango-Avocado Salsa
  • 1 mango, diced

  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • ½ small red onion, diced
  • 1 avocado, diced

  • 1-2 jalapeno or serrano chile, seeded and diced

  • ¼ cup cilantro leaves
, chopped
  • Juice of ½ lime
  • Rice, for serving , Optional

Your new summer classic.

We’re in love with this flavor combination: blackened barramundi and mango-avocado. It’s perfect for a fun summer potluck with your besties. Recipe and photos by Linda Schneider of Wild Greens & Sardines.

  1. Step 1Combine salsa ingredients in a bowl. Toss with lime juice and salt. Set aside.
  2. Step 2Pat barramundi fillets dry with paper towels. Sprinkle both sides of fillets with your preferred blackening seasoning to evenly coat. Shake off any excess.
  3. Step 3Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. When hot, add the fillets and cook 2 minutes until blackened. Flip and cook another 2 minutes. Cook in batches as needed.
  4. Step 4Remove from heat and rest.
  5. Step 5Serve fish topped with mango salsa.
  6. Step 6Serve with steamed rice, quinoa or tortillas (as tacos!), if desired.