Whole Fish Roasted with Ginger

Whole fish roasted

Whole Fish Roasted

Leah Regner
Very easy whole fish recipe with ginger, sesame and shallots
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 4


  • 1 Baking Tray
  • 1 small saucepan


  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1.5 kilo whole fish
  • 2 tbsp rice oil
  • 4 cm Ginger, finely sliced
  • 2 cloves Garlic, finely sliced
  • 2 long chillies
  • 160 mL Soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Sesame oil
  • 4 spring onions, finely sliced, green and white sections
  • 2 cups coriander leaves sliced roughly
  • 1/2 lime wedges to serve
  • sea salt


  • Preheat the oven to 200°C. Mix sesame seeds and 2 teaspoons sea salt in a small bowl.
  • Make 3 slashes on each side of the barramundi, then place in an oiled roasting pan. Brush with a little extra oil, then scatter with the sesame salt. Roast in the oven for 25 minutes or until the fish flakes away easily from the bone.
  • Meanwhile, heat rice oil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add ginger, garlic and chilli and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes until softened slightly, then add soy, vinegar and sesame oil and stir until warmed through
  • Serve with steamed Asian vegetables and rice
Keyword dairy free, egg free option, gluten free, paleo

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