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Broiled Barramundi with Citrus Salsa

This Broiled Barramundi with Citrus Salsa is the perfect refreshing lunch or dinner recipe! The fish cooks in under 10 minutes and the salsa is so light and fresh, made up of fresh oranges, pomegranate seeds, lime juice and herbs. Absolutely delicious!

Barramundi is a white fish with an incredible meaty and buttery texture to it. It also has an incredibly high amount of omega-3's and hey- why wouldn’t we want to support our brains and cardiovascular health?!

So, what is it that you are waiting for exactly? This broiled barramundi with citrus salsa is quick and easy to prepare... and I also filled you in on how delicious it is in your mouth. I'm not sure what else I can really say.

Prep Time

        Prep time: 10 minutes
        Cook time: 8 minutes
        Yield: Serves 6


For Barramundi Fish:

    •    1 tsp paprika
    •    1 tsp sea salt
    •    1 tsp black pepper
    •    6 pieces of barramundi fillets, pat dry
    •    1 1/2 tbsps avocado oil or extra virgin olive oil

For Citrus Salsa:

    •    1/2 tsp sea salt
    •    2 tbsps avocado oil
    •    1/2 tsp black pepper
    •    1 1/2 tbsps lime juice
    •    1 1/2 tsps garlic minced
    •    1/3 cup pomegranate seeds
    •    3 tbsps cilantro finely chopped
    •    1/4 small red onion finely diced
    •    2 small orange peeled, segmented and diced


For Barramundi Fish:

  1. Preheat the broiler to high and adjust the oven rack 6 to 8 inches from the heat source. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Mix the oil, salt, pepper, and paprika together in a small bowl and place the fish filets onto the baking sheet.
  3. Rub the fish filets with the marinade. You can use a brush or your fingers. Make sure they are coated evenly.
  4. Broil fish for 8 minutes and set aside to lightly cool while preparing the salsa.

For Citrus Salsa:

  1. Using a small knife or paring knife, cut orange into segments, and dice.
  2. Whisk together cilantro, lime juice, garlic, oil, salt and pepper. Stir in pomegranate seeds, onions and oranges.
  3. Spoon the salsa over the fish and serve.

This great family recipe is thanks to The Movement Menu at


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