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Lemon Butter Barramundi

Lemon Butter Barramundi

with Pistachio Rice & Chili-Roasted Carrots

You may be thinking, “what exactly is barramundi?” Glad you asked! A member of the sea bass family, this fish is firm-fleshed and has a unique, buttery flavor. You’ll love it, especially with potato-chip-like crispy skin, swimming in a rich and tangy lemon butter sauce. Roasted carrots and fluffy jasmine rice studded with crunchy pistachios are the perfect accompaniments. Once you take a bite, the only question you’ll be asking is “when can I make this again?”

Tree Nuts

Produced in a facility that processes eggs, milk, fish, peanuts, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, and wheat.

Total Time35 minutes


serving amount

2 unit


1 unit


12 ounce


1 teaspoon

Chili Flakes

½ cup

Jasmine Rice

1 ounce


(Contains Tree Nuts)

10 ounce


(Contains Fish)

1 tablespoon

Tunisian Spice Blend

1 unit

Veggie Stock Concentrate

Not included in your delivery

4 teaspoon

Olive Oil

3 tablespoon


(Contains Milk)




Nutrition Values

/ per serving
Energy (kJ)3138 kJ
Calories750 kcal
Fat40 g
Saturated Fat15 g
Carbohydrate68 g
Sugar11 g
Dietary Fiber10 g
Protein36 g
Cholesterol120 mg
Sodium370 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Baking Sheet
Small pot
Large Pan
Small Bowl
Paper Towel



Adjust rack to top position and preheat oven to 425 degrees. Wash and dry all produce. Trim and thinly slice scallions, separating whites from greens. Zest and quarter lemon (for 4 servings, zest 1 lemon and quarter both).

Roast Carrots

Trim, peel, and cut carrots on a diagonal into ½-inch-thick pieces. Toss on a baking sheet with a large drizzle of olive oil and a pinch of chili flakes, salt, and pepper. Roast on top rack, flipping halfway through, until lightly browned and tender, 20-25 minutes.

Cook Rice

While carrots roast, melt 1 TBSP butter in a small pot over medium-high heat. Add scallion whites; cook until slightly softened, 1 minute. Add rice, ¾ cup water (1½ cups for 4 servings), and a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil; cover and reduce heat to low. Cook until rice is tender, 15-18 minutes. Keep covered off heat until ready to serve.

Toast Nuts and Cook Fish

Meanwhile, heat a large, preferably nonstick, pan over medium-high heat. Add pistachios; cook, stirring, until lightly toasted, 2-3 minutes. Transfer to a small bowl. Pat barramundi dry with paper towels; season with salt and pepper. Season flesh sides with half the Tunisian Spice (use all for 4). Add a large drizzle of olive oil to same pan over medium-high heat. Add barramundi skin sides down; cook until skin is crispy, 4-5 minutes. Flip and cook until fish is opaque and cooked through, 2-3 minutes more. (TIP: Lower heat if spice starts to burn.) Turn off heat; transfer to a plate. Wipe out pan.

Make Sauce

Heat same pan over medium-high heat. Add stock concentrate, a squeeze of lemon juice, and ¼ cup water (⅓ cup for 4 servings). Cook, stirring, until slightly reduced, 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in lemon zest to taste and 2 TBSP butter (3 TBSP for 4) until melted. Taste and season with salt, pepper, and more lemon juice if desired.

Finish and Serve

Fluff rice with a fork; stir in pistachios and any remaining lemon zest. Divide rice, carrots, and barramundi between plates. Top barramundi with sauce. Sprinkle with scallion greens. Serve with any remaining lemon wedges on the side.

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