• Serves 2
  • 30 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 12 Ingredients


Travel to the Maldives with this delicious crispy skin barramundi with king prawns and sauce gribiche.

Ingredients (serves 2)

  • 2 fresh Barramundi fillets (approx. 120/150g)
  • 6 cooked king prawns
  • 4 Sunny Queen Free Range Hard Boiled Eggs - chopped
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon wholegrain mustard
  • 7 chopped cornichons
  • 1 ½ tablespoons drained baby capers
  • Good pinch of sea salt flakes & freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs– continental parsley, tarragon, and dill
  • Vegetable oil for cooking
  • Lemon to serve


  1. Pat Barramundi fillets with a paper towel until very dry. Season flesh side with salt and pepper and sit at room temperature skin side down on a paper towel
  2. In a frypan heat 2-3 tablespoons of vegetable oil to high
  3. Add in Barramundi fillets, skin side down
  4. Using a spatula, press down on each fillet for 10 seconds so the whole skin is pushed flat against the pan
  5. Turn the heat down to low/medium
  6. Cook for 5-6 minutes, then flip it over and cook for 1-2 more minutes until cooked through
  7. Season the crispy skin with extra salt flakes
  8. Sauce Whisk oil, vinegar, and mustard together until well combined
  9. Add cornichons, capers and seasoning to taste
  10. Just before serving, add herbs and quartered boiled egg – mixing carefully
  11. To Serve Put a good spoonful of sauce on the plate and spread around Place the barramundi skin side up on top and arrange the peeled prawns around Spoon over some more sauce, garnish with fresh herbs and lemon wedges Serve with a crispy salad and crusty bread to soak up the sauce!

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  • The perfect seafood combo for sure!
    I love crispy skin on fish, it’s so good.
    I’ve never had boiled eggs with seafood before either so that will be something different to try for sure.


  • Hubby would love this


  • looks very tasty and a lovely light dinner if your trying to cut back big meals – thank you for sharing your recipe.


  • Such a beautiful dish, look forward to giving it a try.


  • I will have to give this a try it looks delicious. Thank you for sharing


  • Hope I can do your recipe justice. Thank you for sharing.


  • I might have to go down to the fish van so I can try this one out


  • Nice, easy dinner recipe and like the simple herb drizzle. Not sure of the egg.


  • Love fish, love prawns, will have to give this a try, thank you so much, that sauce sounds great.


  • Lovely combination of seafoods.


  • Crispy skin yum! Not too sure about the prawns tho, they dont like me


  • What a nice pairing of Barramundi and prawns, looks delicious


  • OMG, love prawns and love barramundi. This recipe looks and sounds delicious, a twist on my usual dish.


  • Ooh, absolutely mouth watering. This looks amazing. I’ve only just convinced the family to eat salmon — which they now love. Prawns are next on my list. What a fantastic dish.

    • Seafood is so delicious and so good too! Prawns are a favourite food and so good in recipes.


  • A scrumptious looking seafood dish. Thanks for sharing this recipe which is on the must cook list.


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