Pancetta Wrapped Mainstream Barramundi

February 6, 2018
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Pancetta Wrapped Mainstream Barramundi

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 2 large lemons
  • 100g butter
  • 1 tablespoon capers, roughly chopped
  • 3/4 cup finely-chopped chives
  • 1kg of Mainstream Barramundi fillets cut into 12 pieces
  • 12 thin slices pancetta
  • 120g mixed salad leaves


  1. Grate rind and juice 1 lemon.  Cut remaining lemon into wedges and set aside.  Combine grated lemon rind, butter, capers and chives together in a bowl.  Season fish fillets with salt and pepper.  Spread chive butter over both sides fish.  Wrap 1 piece pancetta around centre of each piece of fish.
  2. Heat a large, heavy-based, non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat.  Cook fish, in batches, for 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until just cooked through.  Transfer to a plate and cover with foil to keep warm.
  3. Place salad leaves and 1/4 cup lemon juice in a bowl.  Season with salt and pepper.  Toss to combine.  Serve fish with salad leaves and lemon wedges.