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Grilled Rainbow Trout

Ingredients

2 small rainbow trout, cleaned, head and tail on
flour for coating, optional
1/4 cup clarified butter or olive oil
2 tsp lemon juice
kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
parsley sprigs and lemon slices for garnish

Directions:

  • Measure the fish at the thickest part. Plan to cook 10 minutes per inch.
  • Dust with flour, if desired, then dip into melted butter or oil.
  • Sprinkle lemon juice on each side and slash in 3 places per side with a sharp knife.
  • Preheat the grill, and brush with butter of oil.
  • Add the fish and as soon as fish is seared, loosen with a spatula.
  • Cook over medium high heat for half the total time indicated, then turn.
  • When done skin should be browned and crisp on each side.
  • Transfer fish to a serving platter and season with salt and pepper, then garnish with parsley and lemon slices.
  • Serve with melted butter of Hollandaise sauce.

Servings

2

Prep

15 min

Cook

10 min

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Skill Level

Easy