Whole Roasted Barramundi with Black & White Truffle

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Cook Time: 15 min.
A thinly sliced black truffle makes whole roasted fish an impressive meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 small whole barramundi, scaled and gutted (1 - 1 1/4 lbs)
  • 1 medium black truffle, sliced thin
  • 1 Tbs white truffle oil
  • 1 Tbs of sea salt
  • 1 pinch of fresh, ground pepper
  • 1 whole, roasted yellow tomato
  • 1/2 cup saffron basmati rice
  • 1 Japanese eggplant
  • 1 small bunch of fresh rosemary
  • 1 small bunch of fresh oregano
  • 3 Tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbs Champagne vinegar
  • 1 small shallot, rough chopped

Directions

  • For Roasted BarramundiPre-heat oven to 400° F. Remove head from fish, clean and pat dry. Cut 6-7 small incisions in thickest part of fish. Stuff incisions with truffle slices and fresh, whole oregano leaves.
  • Generously season the fish with salt and pepper inside and out and rub with white truffle oil. Fill fish cavity with rosemary and oregano.
  • Roast in 400° F oven 10-12 minutes, or until done (should be flakey and delicate).
  • Drizzle truffle vinaigrette (recipe below) around fish on plate. Serve with whole roasted tomato, saffron rice and roasted Japanese eggplant.
  • For Truffle VinaigrettePuree olive oil, 3 slices of black truffle, shallot, and vinegar in blender. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute

Nutrition Facts

Calories 306
  Calories from Fat 144 (47%)
(25%)Total Fat 16g
(12%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
(15%)Cholesterol 46mg
(74%)Sodium 1787mg
(26%)Potassium 916mg
Total Carbohydrate 17g
(21%)Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(48%)Protein 24g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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