Tangy trout

Tangy trout

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(37 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Try this healthy trout recipe for a light summer supper

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition:

  • kcal298
  • fat16g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs10g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre1g
  • protein30g
  • salt0.5g
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Ingredients

  • 4 trout fillets
    Trout

    Trout

    trowt

    Freshwater trout: 

    Farmed rainbow trout has pretty, spotty skin…

  • 50g breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp butter, softened
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 1 small bunch parsley, chopped
    Parsley

    Parsley

    par-slee

    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…

  • zest and juice of 1 lemon, plus lemon wedges to serve
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 25g pine nuts, toasted and half roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

Method

  1. Heat the grill to high. Lay the fillets, skin side down, on an oiled baking tray. Mix together the breadcrumbs, butter, parsley, lemon zest and juice, and half the pine nuts. Scatter the mixture in a thin layer over the fillets, drizzle with the oil and place under the grill for 5 mins. Sprinkle over the remaining pine nuts, then serve with the lemon wedges and a potato salad.

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maacka
20th Jun, 2011
4.05
Didn't have pine nuts, so used sesame seeds instead and replaced parsley with basil, as I don't like parsley. It was really nice, but I think it would go better with some other kind of fish (salmon or maybe white fish). Will be making this again, but with different fish.
kateculley
15th May, 2011
5.05
to die for- just try it- incredibly zingy
catbail
17th Apr, 2011
3.8
The flavours were lovely, but the breadcrumbs started to burn - next time I will have the grill lower, and cook for a few minutes more. Definitely one to do again though.
horrorfan1980s
14th Mar, 2011
4.05
Had to substitute the herbs as we didn't have parsley in, and one family member doesn't like pine nuts so we omitted them, but it was still scrummy. Will definitely be having it loads, as it doesn't overpower the trout's natural flavour.
fuji115
18th Feb, 2011
2.05
We found it to lemony. My husband had to eat with ketchup to "save" the flavour.
anuradhab
26th Jan, 2011
4.05
super simple, cook fatter trout longer - was in the grill/oven (??) for more than 10mins and still could have been cooked more. more fresh lemon once it's done and delicious. made it with a mustard potato salad...super
clarewoody
22nd Nov, 2010
5.05
loved this. my guests were very impressed too. will definitely make this again. i highly recommend.
clarewoody
22nd Nov, 2010
5.05
yum yum
smart1e
4th Nov, 2010
5.05
This is a great way to make trout interesting and tasty.
tinahame
29th Aug, 2010
4.05
sorry forgot to rate it!

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