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Blackened Barramundi with Mango-Avocado Salsa

We’re in love with this flavor combination: blackened barramundi and mango-avocado. It’s perfect for a fun summer potluck with your besties.

Prep Time

    •    Prep time: 15 minutes
    •    Cook time: 8 minutes
    •    Yield: Serves 8


For the fish:

    •    1 tbsp vegetable or olive oil
    •    Blackening seasoning to coat
    •    1 (12-oz) Australis Barramundi fillets, defrosted

For the Mango-Avocado Salsa:

    •    Juice of ½ lime
    •    1 mango, diced
    •    1 avocado, diced
    •    1 red bell pepper, diced
    •    1/2 small red onion, diced
    •    Rice, for serving (Optional)
    •    1/4 cup cilantro leaves
, chopped
    •    1-2 jalapeno or serrano chile, seeded and diced


  1. Combine salsa ingredients in a bowl. Toss with lime juice and salt. Set aside.
  2. Pat barramundi fillets dry with paper towels. Sprinkle both sides of fillets with your preferred blackening seasoning to evenly coat. Shake off any excess.
  3. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. When hot, add the fillets and cook 2 minutes until blackened. Flip and cook another 2 minutes. Cook in batches as needed.
  4. Remove from heat and rest.
  5. Serve fish topped with mango salsa.
  6. Serve with steamed rice, quinoa or tortillas (as tacos!), if desired.

This great family recipe is thanks to The Better Fish Recipes at


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