Barramundi

Ditch The Takeaway For These Homemade Fish Burgers

Are you sick of the same old beat-up hamburgers from the fast-food restaurants that are barely warm and are filling your body with goodness knows how many calories?

Me too!  So for a healthier alternative to takeaways try these homemade fish burgers that are delicious, simple and take less than half an hour to make.  Serve them with some homemade baked chips for a complete meal.

Ingredients

½ cup whole egg mayonnaise

½ tsp chilli powder

½ lime, juiced

4 150g white fish fillets

2 zucchini, sliced thinly lengthways

Olive oil for cooking

4 torpedo bread rolls, halved

1 tbsp baby capers

50g baby rocket

Method

  1. Combine mayonnaise, chilli powder and one tablespoon of lime juice in a bowl then refrigerate.
  2. Preheat BBQ plate on medium high.
  3. Spray both sides of fish and zucchini with oil, season with salt and pepper then barbecue for a couple of minutes each side until cooked.
  4. Spray cut side of rolls with oil then grill until toasted.
  5. Place zucchini on roll bases then top with fish, mayonnaise, capers and rocket before adding the tops of the rolls.

Tips:

  • For a healthier alternative to the whole egg mayonnaise, try low fat or fat free mayonnaise instead.
  • If you prefer, substitute the mayonnaise for tartare sauce.
  • Types of fish most commonly used for this burger is snapper or barramundi.

Image via taste.com.au

September 2, 2014

Easy Fish Recipes: Barramundi Fillets with Soy and Ginger

We know we should all eat more fish, but finding easy fish recipes isn’t always easy. This Asian fish stir-fry with green Chinese vegetables is really healthy and quick to make and packed with the aromatic flavours of soy sauce, ginger and garlic. Serve with fluffy steamed white rice.

Serves 4

Ingredients 

1 tbsp fish sauce

1 tbsp soy sauce

2 tsp sugar

2 tsp Gourmet Garden Chilli

2 tsp Gourmet Garden Garlic

2 tsp Gourmet Garden Ginger

OR 2 tbsp Gourmet Garden Wok Seasoning

Juice of 1 lime

4 barramundi fillets in pan

Asian greens of your choice (we like bok choy and Chinese broccoli)

Method

1. Make the sauce: combine fish sauce, soy sauce, sugar, Gourmet Garden Chilli, Garlic, Ginger OR Gourmet Garden Wok Seasoning and lime juice. Stir together and set aside.

2. Place barramundi fillets in pan (with small amount of oil) and cook for 2-3 mins per side until cooked.

3. Stir-fry Asian greens in separate pan.

4. Serve Barramundi fillets on bed of Asian greens. Pour sauce over fish and greens.

What’s your favourite easy fish dish?

September 2, 2013