Quick and Easy Dinners for One
How to Cook Trout
Cooking trout can be a simple and delicious way to enjoy this flavorful fish. Here is a simple recipe for cooking trout:
- 2 whole trout, cleaned and scaled
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons of butter
- 1 lemon
- Fresh parsley
- Preheat your oven to 375°F.
- Rinse the trout with cold water and pat them dry with paper towels.
- Season the inside and outside of the trout with salt and pepper.
- Cut the lemon into thin slices.
- Place 1 tablespoon of butter inside each trout, along with a few lemon slices.
- Place the trout on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
- Bake the trout in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
- Remove the trout from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes.
- Garnish the trout with fresh parsley before serving.
Alternative cooking methods:
- Grilling: preheat your grill to medium-high heat, brush the trout with some olive oil, season with salt and pepper, and grill each side for about 3-4 minutes or until cooked through.
- Pan-frying: Heat some oil in a skillet over medium-high heat, place the seasoned trout and cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side or until cooked through.
Enjoy your delicious and healthy trout!