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Trout with crisp bacon crust

Trout with crisp bacon crust

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Trout is often overlooked when it comes to a quick supper but this recipe proves it should be on the weekday menu

  • Easily doubled
  • Easily halved
  • Freezable (raw, if not previously frozen)
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal297
fat15g
saturates3g
carbs10g
sugars0g
fibre0g
protein31g
low insalt0.72g
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Ingredients

  • 2 rashers streaky bacon
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 1 lemon , zested and cut into quarters
  • 50g fresh breadcrumb (about two slices)
  • 4 rainbow trout fillets
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Finely chop the bacon, then mix together with the thyme, lemon zest and breadcrumbs. Place the fish fillets in a lightly oiled baking dish, then sprinkle a quarter of the breadcrumb mixture over each fillet.

  • STEP 2

    Arrange the lemon wedges around the fish and drizzle with the oil. Roast the fish for 8-10 mins until it is cooked through, flakes easily and the topping is golden. Serve with steamed veg and boiled new potatoes.

RECIPE TIPS
GOOD VALUE

Rainbow trout is always great value. If you can’t find it where you shop, you can easily substitute a salmon or sea trout fillet instead.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2007

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