The barramundi fish, whose scientific name is Lates calcarifer, is a fish found in both fresh and salt water along the coasts and rivers of Australia. Its juicy white meat has been prized by Australians for generations. It is considered to originate from the north of the island and has left its mark on Australian cuisine, becoming a star dish throughout the country.
This fish is so popular that it has even been named the "king of the river» by Australian aborigines. Its history is closely intertwined with Aboriginal culture. When it comes to cooking it is fish, it is usually done in various ways, one of the most popular techniques being grilled or baked.
It is usually accompanied by salad and to further enhance the flavor, squeezed lemon, extra virgin olive oil and a pinch of sea salt are usually added. Another popular way to enjoy Barramundi is with a lemon butter sauce, accompanied with steamed vegetables and roast potatoes.