Recipe of The Month: Trout with Almonds


Trout with Almonds

Recipe of the Month


4 medium trout, cleaned
Fresh lemon juice
Freshly cracked black pepper-corns
6 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons oil
½ cup sliced almonds
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
Minced parsley


Rub trout with lemon juice and pepper. Warm serving platter for fish in 200-degree oven. In very large frying pan, melt 2 tablespoons butter with oil over medium-high heat. Sauté trout on one side until lightly browned (3-5 minutes). Turn fish. Trout is done when it flakes to the touch of a fork. Remove fish to warm platter. Wipe out pan. Melt remaining 4 tablespoons butter in pan. Sauté almonds until golden. Add lemon juice and parsley to almonds in pan. Swirl and pour over trout. Garnish with lemon slices is desired.

Servings: 4

Author: N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

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