Crispy pancetta wrapped barramundi

November 25, 2018

Crispy pancetta wrapped barramundi


  • 2 large lemons
  • 100g butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon capers, roughly chopped
  • 3/4 cup finely-chopped chives
  • 1kg Infinity Blue barramundi fillets, cut into 12 pieces
  • 12 thin slices pancetta
  • 120g mixed salad leaves


  1. Grate rind and juice 1 lemon. Cut remaining lemon into wedges and set aside. Combine grated lemon rind, butter, capers and chives together in a bowl. Season fish fillets with salt and pepper. Spread chive butter over both sides fish. Wrap 1 piece pancetta around centre of each piece of fish. Heat a large, heavy-based, non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Cook fish, in batches, for 2 to 3 minutes each side or until just cooked through. Transfer to a plate. Cover loosely with foil to keep warm. Place salad leaves and 1/4 cup lemon juice in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Toss to combine. Serve fish with salad leaves and lemon wedges.