Thai Baked Barramundi

Feb 12, 2024 | Recipes

Barramundi is a healthy type of fish to start including in your diet, with great texture, taste, and nutrition. Barramundi is low in fat and high in omega-3 fatty acids, making it a great source of essential nutrients. Some consider barramundi one of the healthiest of seafoods.

This gorgeously light recipe is perfect for a weeknight dinner or when you need to whip up something quick! The dressing is amazing and goes well with any fish not just Barramundi – salmon is a great alternative.

Gluten-free and lactose-free. Serves 2.


2 Barramundi fillets (middle pieces) 
1 carrot, peeled into long strips
1 medium cucumber, peeled into strips 
1.5 cups of Chinese cabbage, shredded 
1 cup red cabbage, shredded 
3 radishes, sliced into thin circles 
1/2 red capsicum, thinly sliced 
3-4 sprigs of fresh coriander

Fish Dressing

1 tsp sesame oil 
1 spring onion, sliced thinly
2 tbsp soy sauce
1/2 red chili, de-seeded and sliced 
1 lime, juiced 
1 tbsp fish sauce 
1 garlic clove, sliced thinly 


  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  • Add all ingredients under “dressing” into a small bowl and mix.
  • Add carrot, cucumber, cabbage, Chinese cabbage, radishes, coriander and capsicum into a large mixing bowl and set aside.
  • Reserve 1 tbsp of dressing to place onto your salad.
  • Place two sheets of aluminium foil down (enough to cover a single fillet of fish) and place fish in the middle of the sheet.
  • Divide the remaining dressing between both fillets.
  • Wrap tightly, ensuring no air or dressing can come out.
  • Place onto a baking tray and then into the oven for 15 minutes.
  • While these are cooking, dress your salad with the 1 tbsp of reserved dressing.
  • Toss the salad.
  • Take fish out of the oven and eat with your salad!

The Quest kitchen team are more than happy to accommodate individual dietary requirements for participants. They love to treat anyone whose birthday falls during their stay with us to a delicious birthday cake made with love.

For more delicious and healthy recipes like this, see Petrea King’s eBook – Food for Life

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