Pistachio Crusted Baked Barramundi with Asparagus (One Tray Bake)

June 6, 2024

This dish will be your new date night go-to when you want to impress. It’s as easy as it gets, but it’s sure to leave a lasting impression (they’ll think you spent hours in the kitchen).  The nutty pistachio crust is deliciously paired with tender barramundi and roasted asparagus, making every bite a delight.


  • Serves 2
  • 2 Infinity Blue barramundi fillets (skin on)
  • 1 tbsp honey 
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard 
  • ¼ cup panko crumb 
  • ⅓ cup pistachios, chopped
  • 3 tbsp parmesan cheese, grated 
  • 1 bunch asparagus 
  • 2 tsp olive oil 
  • 1 lemon, half zested/juiced
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 4 x 250g Saltwater Barramundi fillets, skin on
  • 4 tbsp olive oil, for grilling
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds


  1. Preheat oven to 160°. Place barramundi skin down on a lined baking tray seasoned with salt and pepper.
  2. In a bowl mix together panko crumb, pistachios, lemon zest, and parmesan cheese.
  3. In a bowl whisk together honey, dijon mustard, olive oil and lemon juice.
  4. Coat barramundi in sauce then top with pistachio mixture, press down gently to stick.
  5. Cut ends of asparagus add to tray and cook in the oven for 25 mins. Remove from oven and serve.

Recipe adapted from: ABFA