Barramundi with Olives and Oregano Recipe

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Submitted by sailingchef

Makes 4 servings



For best results, use fresh oregano.

Recipe Ingredients for Barramundi with Olives and Oregano

1 1/2 lb salmon fillets (or barramundi), skin on
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
4 (very thin) lemon slices
1/2 cup dry white wine
1/3 cup olives (green, pitted and brine cured)
1 1/4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh oregano (or 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano, crumbled)

Recipe Directions for Barramundi with Olives and Oregano

  1. Put oven rack in upper third of oven and preheat oven to 450F.

  2. Pat fish dry and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a 12-inch heavy skillet over moderately high heat until hot but not smoking, then sear fillets, skinned sides down, until browned well, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer, seared sides up, to baking dish (reserve skillet), then top each fillet with a slice of lemon.

  3. Add wine to skillet and bring to a boil, scraping up any brown bits. Boil 30 seconds, then pour around fish. Scatter olives around fish and bake, uncovered, until fish is just cooked through, 8 to 12 minutes.

  4. Transfer fish to a platter, then whisk lemon juice, oregano, and remaining 2 tablespoons oil into cooking liquid in baking dish. Season sauce with salt and pepper and spoon over fish

Categories

Fish, Main Dish, Mediterranean

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 233.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
487
Calories from Fat
293
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
32.6g
50%
Saturated Fat
5.9g
30%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
107mg
36%
Sodium
785mg
33%
Potassium
734mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates
3.8g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1.6g
6%
Sugars
0.5g
Protein
38.1g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 8% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin B12
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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