Cornmeal Fried Barramundi, Chipotle Peach Salsa and Honeyed Pecans

Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 7-9oz - skinless barramundi filet, 4 oz - white cornmeal, 4 oz - flour, 1/8 teaspoon - cayenne pepper, 1/8 teaspoon - smoked paprika, 1/4 teaspoon - onion powder, 1/4 teaspoon - garlic powder, 1 teaspoon - fine salt, 1 cup - buttermilk, frying oil, 2 - peaches, 1 tablespoon - chipotle peppers in adobo, chopped, 2 oz - apple juice, 1 - scallion, chopped, 1/4 - red onion, small diced, 2 tablespoons - cilantro, rough chopped, juice of one lime, 1/4 cup - pecans, 2 oz - honey,
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Cornmeal Fried Barramundi
with Peach Salsa and Honeyed Pecans

  • 30m prep
  • 12m cook
  • Serves 4
  • RECIPE CREATED BY
    Kelly Armetta

  • Pairs with Cold Beer

  • Perfect for Potlucks

  • Perfect for Families

Ingredients

1 7-9oz The Better Fish® Barramundi Skinless Fillets
4 oz white cornflour
4 oz flour
teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
teaspoon smoked paprika powder
¼ teaspoon onion powder
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon fine salt
1 cup buttermilk
frying oil
2 peach
1 tablespoon chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
chopped
2 oz apple juice
1 spring onion
chopped
¼ red onion
small diced
2 tablespoons cilantro (coriander herb)
rough chopped
1 fresh lime juice
juice of
¼ cup pecan nut
2 oz honey
Servings

Nutrition per serving

Calories 653.41kcal 33%
Fat 31.88 46%
Carbs 69.46 27%
Sugars 23.61 26%
Protein 25.13 50%
Sodium 696.11mg 35%
Fiber 4.73 17%

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

Nutrition per serving

Amount per serving

Calories 653.41kcal 33%
Fat 31.88 46%
Saturated Fat 4.51 23%
Trans Fat 6.15 615%
Monounsaturated Fat 19.69 1969%
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.41 541%
Carbs 69.46 27%
Fiber 4.73 17%
Sugars 23.61 26%
Protein 25.13 50%
Cholesterol 49.39mg 16%
Sodium 696.11mg 35%
Calcium 140.27mg 18%
Magnesium 56.88mg 15%

% Daily Value*

Potassium 706.8mg 20%
Iron 3.39mg 24%
Zinc 1.46mg 15%
Phosphorus 189.22mg 27%
Vitamin A 136.7mkg 17%
Thiamin B1 0.55mg 50%
Riboflavin B2 0.39mg 28%
Niacin B3 4mg 25%
Vitamin B6 0.22mg 16%
Folic Acid B9 93.03mkg 47%
Vitamin B12 0.28mkg 11%
Vitamin C 8.73mg 11%
Vitamin D 8.45mkg 169%
Vitamin E 4.8mg 40%
Vitamin K 28.18mkg 38%

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

Health score

High
Medium
Low
2.1 /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 4.73   17% DV
Protein 25.13   50% DV
Calcium 140.27mg   18% DV
Magnesium 56.88mg   15% DV
Potassium 706.8mg   20% DV
Iron 3.39mg   24% DV
Vitamin A 136.7mkg   17% DV
Vitamin C 8.73mg   11% DV

Nutrients with negative impact

Saturated Fat 4.51   23% DV
Trans Fat 6.15   615% DV
Carbs 69.46   27% DV
Sugars 23.61   26% DV
Cholesterol 49.39mg   16% DV
Sodium 696.11mg   35% DV

Midnight train to Georgia. Head back to a simpler place and time with these refreshingly crisp barramundi nuggets. Paired with a lightly sweet and spicy salsa, accented by crunchy honeyed pecans, this fish has southern soul. Recipe by Kelly Armetta. Food styling & photography by Kassie Borreson.

Instructions

Step 1
Mix cornmeal and flour with dried spices and salt and pepper.
Step 2
Marinate barramundi in buttermilk with a little salt for 30 minutes.
Step 3
Add peaches, onions and chipotle peppers with apple juice in a small pot.
Step 4
Simmer peaches for 10/12 minutes. Add water if too dry. Cook until peaches are soft.
Step 5
Remove from heat and fold in scallions and cilantro. Add lime juice and adjust seasoning.
Step 6
Heat frying oil
Step 7
Dreadge barramundi pieces in cornmeal flour mixture
Step 8
Deep fry for 3/4 minutes depending on thickness.
Step 9
To Make Honeyed Pecans
Step 10
Mix pecans with honey and water.
Step 11
Heat on stove until pecans are dry and sticky.
Step 12
Bake in oven 275 degree until crisp.
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