Barramundi With Lemon Basil Sauce Recipe -
Barramundi With Lemon Basil Sauce Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Barramundi With Lemon Basil Sauce

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"Barramundi has been available quite often in my local supermarket. This recipe would also be good with tilapia. The butter-lemon-basil sauce is also good over brown rice."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    35 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Brush fish with olive oil.
  3. Mix bread crumbs, seafood seasoning, garlic powder, onion powder, lemon zest, and thyme together in a bowl. Press fish in bread crumb mixture to coat all sides. Arrange coated fish on a baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes. Flip fish and continue baking until fish flakes easily with a fork, about 10 minutes more.
  5. Stir butter, lemon juice, white wine, and basil together in a bowl; drizzle over cooked fish.
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  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the breading ingredients. The actual amount of the breading consumed will vary.
  • Cook's Note:
  • You can also spray fish with cooking spray instead of brushing with oil if desired.

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May 31, 2014

I used this recipe on halibut because I couldn't get the sea bass it calls for. I think I made a mistake by using my own breadcrumbs because they didn't really get very crispy, so I'd think that some like the Progresso would work well. I made my own version of Old Bay seasoning which turned out very similar to the brand name herbs. The sauce was good, but I did want more flavor on it----some fresh garlic would have been very nice in it. This is a good recipe, and I'll try it again. Thanks, Joanne H!

Dec 09, 2014

I used Tilapia for this recipe and both my husband and I thought the lemon basil sauce made this an over the top recipe. Next time I will try a different type of fish.


9 Ratings

Mar 15, 2015

I used cod because I couldn't find the other fish and it still turned out amazing!!! Served it with brown rice and steamed broccoli and cauliflower!! Delicious!

Mar 13, 2015

I enjoyed this. I used buttery round crackers which I prefer over bread crumbs for fish dishes. I reserved some of the crumbs so that when I turned the fillets over after 10 minutes, I had more to add to the top. One stick of butter seemed like a lot for a sauce just to drizzle, so I halved the sauce and it worked fine, and I also added a little garlic powder to it. Nice recipe Joanne H!

Mar 08, 2015

Delicious, light recipe. Did not make the lemon butter, used less bread crumbs but the same amount of spices.

Feb 17, 2015

I made this for dinner last night but used so delicious! I served it with cauliflower ...the sauce was delicious over the cauliflower as well...this is my new favorite fish recipe!!

Jan 07, 2015

This is a keeper. Made with baby potatoes and artichokes. Everyone liked it.

Jun 17, 2014

I followed the recipe without alterations. It was easy and delicious. We usually minimally season fish, enjoying the natural flavors. This recipe doesn't overpower the fish, we will be making it again.


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  • Calories
  • 674 kcal
  • 34%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 21.9 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 169 mg
  • 56%
  • Fat
  • 53.1 g
  • 82%
  • Fiber
  • 1.5 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 25.3 g
  • 51%
  • Sodium
  • 666 mg
  • 27%

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

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