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BBQ Barramundi with Chilli & Lime

 

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Entertain your whole family with the Asian inspired Whole Barramundi with Chilli and Lime. Enjoy the tangy, kick from the lime juice with the hint of heat from the chilli –  a very well balanced dish. Open the parcel to reveal the sweet aroma and taste of this firm, moist and delicious Australian fish.

Ingredients

1 Whole Australian Barramundi

1 stick lemongrass, halved, cut into 5cm lengths

4 Garlic Cloves,

Fresh coriander bunch

sliced green onion

Steamed Jasmine Rice – optional

Salt

1 tsp Caster Sugar

1/2 cup Sweet Chilli Sauce

1/2 cup Lime Juice

1/3 cup Light Soy Sauce

Fresh Ginger, peeled, finely grated

1 1/2 tbsp Fish Sauce

2 tbsp Peanut Oil

Method

Step 1

Preheat bbq to medium-high. Rinse fish inside and out under cold running water. Pat dry with paper towels.

Step 2

Make 3 shallow cuts, 1cm-deep, in thickest part of each side of fish.

Step 3

Place a sheet of baking paper on top of a large sheet of foil on a flat surface. Place Barramundi in centre of paper filling the cavity with lemongrass, garlic and lime leaves. Season fish with salt and pepper.

Step 4

Fold up baking paper and foil, scrunching the sides to secure foil.

Step 5

Bbq for 30 to 35 minutes, turning halfway, or until cooked through.

Step 6

To make the dressing – Combine sweet chilli sauce, lime juice, sugar, soy sauce, ginger, fish sauce, oil and coriander in a bowl.

Step 7

Unwrap fish and carefully transfer to a serving plate. Drizzle with dressing. Top with coriander sprigs and green onion. Serve with lime wedges and rice.

 

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