Trout is my favourite species of freshwater fish to target. They are beautiful fish. They require pristine waters to thrive and they also taste amazing.
Cousins to the salmon, trout are an incredibly healthy fish and a great source of Omega 3s. The flesh is bright pink and firm, holding up to numerous cooking methods.
I have a secret fishing spot in Ontario where I regularly pull out huge speckled trout specimens (or brooks as they are also called) so I always have a few fish in the freezer.
Subsequently, I’m always on the lookout for amazing trout recipes…
Here is a collection from some of the best. I hope you enjoy them.
13 Trout Recipes To Make The Most of Your Fishing Season
Learn how to properly brine and hot smoke a whole trout on your Traeger Grill. This is my favourite way to prepare and eat trout. The recipe works for fillets as well.
Use your smoked trout to make this delicious salad. This bold-flavoured salad is made with arugula, radishes, microgreens, and of course — smoked trout, This green salad is at the top when it comes to the best spring and summer salads.
Or use your smoked fish to make this amazing spread or dip. Serve it with vegetables for dipping, or spread it on a rustic piece of sourdough bread. A quick meal or satisfying snack.
This crispy traditional German pan-fried trout with a butter-beer sauce is easy and quick to prepare — enjoy it now, or save the recipe for a perfect Oktoberfest celebration this fall. And definitely enjoy with a weissbier — a German-style wheat beer.
This crazy delicious Chili Salmon (or Trout) is coated in chilli spices then slow-baked so that it stays super moist and tender. It’s also a naturally gluten-free + paleo + Whole30 dinner recipe that is super healthy for you.
This flavorful Lake Trout Fish Parcels recipe with lemon, garlic and chives is delicious. Easy camping recipe cooked over hot coals or grilled on a bbq.
One of the best things about trout and most other fish — they can be made as easy or as complicated as you like. The end result is delicious regardless. This recipe for baked fillets can be on the dinner table in 30-minutes.
A cedar plank on a grill is a classic preparation to get an incredible amount of flavour into your fish. Learn how to do it properly here.
Rich, nutty and exploding with flavour, this gluten-free Louisiana trout almondine is on the table in 30 minutes flat. An easy prep, a sizzling fish pan fry, and a quick almond, lemon and brown butter sauce tie the whole dish into at-home gourmet deliciousness.
The ultimate make-ahead appetizer, this beautiful smoked trout recipe is perfect for a patio party, entertaining or special occasion. Tasty, healthy and easy to make, a smoked trout platter works for any crowd and sets the stage for an afternoon or evening of food, friends and fun.
If you have a Big Green Egg, this is how you properly brine and smoke trout on it.
After smoking, use the trout to make this amazing dip! Who doesn’t love a good dip?
I hope you enjoyed this amazing collection of recipes from some of the best food bloggers out there.
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