Spiced Barramundi Tacos with Spanish Rice & Chipotle Cream

Serves 6 Ingredients: 2 - 12-ounce packages barramuni fillets, thawed, skin on, 1 tablespoon - chili powder, 1 teaspoon - paprika, 1 teaspoon - cumin, 1 teaspoon - coriander, 1 teaspoon - garlic powder, 1 tablespoon - olive oil, Salt and pepper, 8 - tortillas (flour, or corn if preferred), 2 cups - Spanish rice, cooked, Cilantro, garnish, 1 cup - sour cream, 1 tablespoon - chipotle adobo sauce,
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Spiced Barramundi Tacos
with Spanish Rice & Chipotle Cream

  • 20m prep
  • 15m cook
  • Serves 6
    Friends & Family

  • Pairs with Cold Beer

  • Perfect for After Work

  • Perfect for Families


2 x The Better Fish® Barramundi Skinless Fillets
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon paprika powder
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon cilantro (coriander herb)
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon olive oil
8 flour tortilla
flour, or corn if preferred
2 cups spanish rice mix
cilantro (coriander herb)
1 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon adobo sauce

Nutrition per serving

Calories 480.52kcal 24%
Fat 14.63 21%
Carbs 65.68 25%
Sugars 5.1 6%
Protein 21.4 43%
Sodium 1110.1mg 56%
Fiber 4.14 15%

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

Nutrition per serving

Amount per serving

Calories 480.52kcal 24%
Fat 14.63 21%
Saturated Fat 5.66 28%
Trans Fat 0.27 27%
Monounsaturated Fat 4.4 440%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.16 216%
Carbs 65.68 25%
Fiber 4.14 15%
Sugars 5.1 6%
Protein 21.4 43%
Cholesterol 47.26mg 16%
Sodium 1110.1mg 56%
Calcium 138.54mg 17%
Magnesium 37.17mg 10%

% Daily Value*

Potassium 563.69mg 16%
Iron 4.14mg 30%
Zinc 0.99mg 10%
Phosphorus 212.71mg 30%
Vitamin A 303.92mkg 38%
Thiamin B1 0.67mg 61%
Riboflavin B2 0.36mg 26%
Niacin B3 5.99mg 37%
Vitamin B6 0.21mg 15%
Folic Acid B9 82.52mkg 41%
Vitamin B12 0.07mkg 3%
Vitamin C 0.45mg 1%
Vitamin D 5.1mkg 102%
Vitamin E 1.52mg 13%
Vitamin K 10.37mkg 14%

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

Health score

6 /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 4.14   15% DV
Protein 21.4   43% DV
Calcium 138.54mg   17% DV
Magnesium 37.17mg   10% DV
Potassium 563.69mg   16% DV
Iron 4.14mg   30% DV
Vitamin A 303.92mkg   38% DV
Vitamin C 0.45mg   1% DV

Nutrients with negative impact

Saturated Fat 5.66   28% DV
Trans Fat 0.27   27% DV
Carbs 65.68   25% DV
Sugars 5.1   6% DV
Cholesterol 47.26mg   16% DV
Sodium 1110.1mg   56% DV

Savor the “sabor” of Spanish spice in each bite. Aiming for family-friendly meals that fit your budget AND the expectations of picky eaters? Here’s a tip from blogger and recipe contributor Lauren Grier: “Add a little Chipotle cream on top and you’ll never know that these no-mercury, high-in-protein, mega-load of Omega-3s tacos are good for you!” Recipe, food styling and photography for Spiced Barramundi Tacos with Spanish Rice & Chipotle Cream by Lauren Grier of Climbing Grier Mountain.


For the Tacos

Step 1
Step 1 Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Step 2
Spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray. In a small bowl, combine chili powder, paprika, coriander, garlic powder, and salt & pepper.
Step 3
Place fillets on baking sheet and cover fish with rub. Drizzle olive oil on top. Bake for about 13 minutes or until cooked through.
Step 4
Remove from oven, let cool and then remove skin.
Step 5
Take a tortilla add 1/4 cup of Spanish rice, top with fish, chipotle cream, and cilantro. Repeat process until all tortillas have been used.

For the chipotle cream

Step 6
In a small bowl, mix the sour cream and adobo sauce.
Suggested sides
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