Grilled Barramundi with Charred Serrano-Basil Vinaigrette adapted from Bobby Flay

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Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 (6-8 oz) - barramundi fillets, skin-on or skinless, Salt and pepper, 6 tablespoons - extra-virgin olive oil, 2 - Serrano chiles, grilled and chopped, 3 tablespoons - diced red onion, 3 - finely chopped garlic cloves, 1 tablespoon - Dijon mustard, 1 tablespoon - balsamic vinegar, 1/4 cup - rice wine vinegar, 1/4 teaspoon - kosher salt, 1/4 teaspoon - freshly ground black pepper, 1/2 cup - olive oil, 2 tablespoons - finely chopped fresh basil,
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Grilled Barramundi with Charred Serrano-Basil
Vinaigrette adapted from Bobby Flay

  • Serves 4


4 pieces The Better Fish® Barramundi Skinless Fillets
skin-on or skinless
6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 serrano pepper
grilled and chopped
3 tablespoons red onion
3 garlic clove
finely chopped
1 tablespoon dijon mustard
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
¼ cup rice wine vinegar
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
¼ teaspoon black peppercorn
½ cup olive oil
2 tablespoons basil
finely chopped

Nutrition per serving

Calories 537.88kcal 27%
Fat 51.24 73%
Carbs 2.52 1%
Sugars 1.05 1%
Protein 16.85 34%
Sodium 348.2mg 17%
Fiber 0.43 2%

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

Nutrition per serving

Amount per serving

Calories 537.88kcal 27%
Fat 51.24 73%
Saturated Fat 7.38 37%
Monounsaturated Fat 36.39 3639%
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.27 527%
Carbs 2.52 1%
Fiber 0.43 2%
Sugars 1.05 1%
Protein 16.85 34%
Cholesterol 42.68mg 14%
Sodium 348.2mg 17%
Calcium 18.93mg 2%
Magnesium 3.13mg 1%
Potassium 328.23mg 9%

% Daily Value*

Iron 0.65mg 5%
Zinc 0.21mg 2%
Phosphorus 8.79mg 1%
Vitamin A 11.73mkg 1%
Thiamin B1 0.01mg 1%
Riboflavin B2 0mg 0%
Niacin B3 0.06mg 0%
Vitamin B6 0.03mg 2%
Folic Acid B9 2.58mkg 1%
Vitamin B12 0mkg 0%
Vitamin C 1.21mg 2%
Vitamin D 7.65mkg 153%
Vitamin E 7.17mg 60%
Vitamin K 33.3mkg 44%

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

Health score

5.9 /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 0.43   2% DV
Protein 16.85   34% DV
Calcium 18.93mg   2% DV
Magnesium 3.13mg   1% DV
Potassium 328.23mg   9% DV
Iron 0.65mg   5% DV
Vitamin A 11.73mkg   1% DV
Vitamin C 1.21mg   2% DV

Nutrients with negative impact

Saturated Fat 7.38   37% DV
Carbs 2.52   1% DV
Sugars 1.05   1% DV
Cholesterol 42.68mg   14% DV
Sodium 348.2mg   17% DV

Spicy, fast, and fresh. Charred Serranos meet fresh basil in this fast grilled summer dinner. This recipe has been adapted for Barramundi from Bobby Flay’s Grilled Sea Bass with Charred Serrano-Basil Vinaigrette. Food styling & photography by Nicole Gaffney.


Make the Charred Serrano Basil Vinaigrette

Step 1
Combine the Serranos, onion, garlic, mustard, vinegars, salt and pepper in a blender and mix well. With the motor running, slowly add the oil and blend until emulsified. Pour into a bowl and stir in the chopped basil.

Make the Grilled Barramundi

Step 2
Heat grill to medium-high. Brush both sides of each fish with the oil and season with the salt and pepper. Grill fish until slightly charred on one side, 4 to 5 minutes. Using a heavy-duty spatula, carefully turn the fish over, close the cover and continue grilling until the fish is just cooked through, 6 to 7 minutes. Remove from the grill and immediately drizzle fish with 2 tablespoons of the vinaigrette.
Suggested sides
  • Quinoa
  • Green

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