Barramundi Salad

Barramundi Salad

Ingredients

2 barramundi fillets
Flour, for coating

Ginger glaze:

100g ginger, sliced
1 cup sugar
1 cup water

Dressing:

500mL fresh orange juice
50mL red wine vinegar
1 Tbs mixed herbs
1 Tbs brown sugar

Salad:

200g desiccated coconut
200g fresh mesculin of choice
1 tomato, cut into wedges
1 carrot, grated
1 beetroot, grated
40g pickled ginger
2 spring onion, finely sliced (to garnish)
Aoli, to drizzle

Method

Slice fish into 2cm diagonal strips and set aside.

Slice ginger for glaze and add to a small pot along with sugar and water stir and reduce by half to a syrupy consistency.

Mix together dressing ingredients and set aside.

Toast 50g of desiccated coconut dry in a shallow pan.

Mix the mesculin, tomatoes, carrot and beetroot. Divide them into four plates, add toasted coconut and pickled ginger. Drizzle with citrus dressing.

Retrieve sliced barramundi, coat in flour and generously roll in remaining desiccated coconut and fry till golden.

Place the barramundi on top of the salads and drizzle with ginger glaze.

Top with aoli and spring onions.

Credits: Stuart Campbell