Pepita Crusted Barramundi

March 1, 2023
Created by Melanie Taylor, MS, RDN, CD
15 minutes
Serves 2
  • 2 Barramundi fillets
  • Kosher salt
  • crushed black peppercorns
  • 2 eggs, whites only
  • 3/4 cup pepitas (pumpkin seeds) roughly chopped
  • 2 Tbsp oil

Pat barramundi fillets dry with paper towels.  Season with salt and pepper.  Whisk egg whites until frothy.  Dip and coat fillets in egg whites.  Coat and press pumpkin seeds to fillets on both sides.  Heat oil over medium heat.  Once hot, add fish and cook for 2 minutes.  Flip and cook another 2 minutes.  Repeat if needed until fillet is opaque and flakes easily.  Plate and enjoy. 

Nutrition per serving; 380 calories; 25g total fat (3g saturated); 400mg sodium; 3g carbohydrates; 1g dietary fiber; 0g sugar; 42g protein