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How to Cook Trout Recipe
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How to Cook Trout
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  • READY IN 25 mins

How to Cook Trout

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"This recipe is so simple, it doesn't even have a name. I just call it Trout. This is such an easy weeknight seafood dinner. It's a really nice way to cook fish, especially if you're new at cooking fish."

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Original recipe makes 2 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    25 mins

Directions

  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat until butter smells toasted and is golden brown, about 1 minute. Turn off heat.
  2. Line a baking sheet with a piece of aluminum foil. Place trout onto foil; open trout so skin sides are down. Drizzle each trout with about 1/2 teaspoon melted butter. Generously season with salt and black pepper.
  3. Move an oven rack to 5 or 6 inches below heat source and preheat oven's broiler on high heat.
  4. Broil trout until opaque and barely firm to the touch, 2 or 3 minutes. Remove from oven.
  5. Return pan of melted butter over high heat; stir in lemon juice and parsley. Bring butter sauce to a boil; whisk to combine. Serve trout on plates and drizzle with butter sauce.
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Feb 09, 2014

Simple and easy to make, but most of all delicious! I think this could be made with other fish such as salmon, cod, etc.

 
May 15, 2014

Chef John nails it again. Absolutely perfect.

 

18 Ratings

Sep 20, 2014

Best recipe for trout I have ever done!!!!!!!

 
Mar 17, 2014

This is a recipe that is so much better than the sum of its parts! Just FYI, I was dead beat tonight: all I had was concentrated lemon juice and dried parsley and there was no way I was leaving the house for either of these items. Regardless, it was incredible. I don't think it matters but we had steelhead trout, by the way.

 
Jan 05, 2014

Delicious!

 
May 05, 2014

this was awesome!!!!! my husband couldn't stop talking about how much he loved it!! Moist and very good! I am going to try it on salmon.

 
Jun 25, 2015

This is a great recipe for those who consider themselves cooking challenged. There were only 5 ingredients and they are things you typically have at all times. I typically burn everything that has to be broiled but the 5-6 inch setting helped me not smoke up the kitchen. It was delicious, simple and looked beautiful next to a nice salad.

 
Jun 07, 2015

This recipe is fantastic. I added just a splash of white wine to the sauce, but otherwise made the recipe as is. So good, and so easy!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 470 kcal
  • 24%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1.6 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 181 mg
  • 60%
  • Fat
  • 33.2 g
  • 51%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 40.4 g
  • 81%
  • Sodium
  • 263 mg
  • 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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