Barramundi Veracruzana

  • Yield: servings


4 Barramundi fillets
Juice of two limes
Salt and pepper to taste
1teaspoon oregano
2tablespoons olive oil
1medium onion, chopped
4cloves garlic, diced
4 chopped tomatoes or 1 (14-ounce) can
1/2cup sliced green olives
1tablespoon capers
1tablespoon brown sugar
1/2teaspoon cinnamon
2 dried bay leaves
1/4teaspoon ground cloves (optional)
3 canned jalapenos, diced (optional)
3 sprigs fresh thyme (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 375F and place fillets in a greased baking pan.
  2. In a small bowl, mix lime juice, oregano and salt and pepper.
  3. Pour over fish and set aside.
  4. In a skillet, heat olive oil and cook onion until translucent.
  5. Add garlic and tomatoes and cook until tender.
  6. Mix in olives, capers, brown sugar, bay leaves, cinnamon and optional jalapenos and cloves.
  7. Simmer and start baking fish for 10 minutes.
  8. Pour sauce over fish and bake for another 5 minutes or until flakey.
  9. Top with sprigs of fresh thyme.

Courtesy of Australis: The Better Fish