While often fried, trout is a versatile seafood that also can be grilled, smoked, or baked. These easy recipes include stuffed, pan-fried, and trout almondine, a version that rivals restaurant seafood specials.

Pan-Fried Fish

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A cornmeal mixture gives these fish fillets a golden brown appearance when pan fried in this quick-and-easy five-ingredient recipe.

How to Cook Trout

Learn how to cook trout, and you'll have a delicious addition to your usual seafood rotation. It's quick, healthy, and, compared to many other proteins, relatively inexpensive.

Trout Amandine

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Although the trout is prepared simply, it is absolutely delicious. Cooked bias-sliced carrots and sprigs of bright green parsley complement the classic garnish of sauteed almonds.

Grilled Red Trout with Apple Salad

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A crunchy apple side salad goes well with the grilled fish in this easy dinner recipe.

Smoked Trout Quesadillas

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Tuck creamy goat cheese and smoked fish in grilled flour tortillas for appetizers or light lunch entrees. Be daring with the horseradish-habanero cream topping--it bursts with bold flavors without overwhelming.

Total: 30 mins

Hazelnut-Brown Butter Trout

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Butter, hazelnuts, lemon juice, and balsamic vinegar make a sensational brown sauce to top this main dish fish recipe.

Lemon and Herb Grilled Trout Sandwiches

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Total: 22 mins

Grilled Trout Stuffed with Lemon and Herbs

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This is a simple, flavorful way to grill almost any whole fish, with a 'stuffing' designed not to be eaten, but to flavor the fish from the inside out.

Herb-Stuffed Trout with Vegetable Kabobs

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Keep this fish recipe in mind when you want to grill the day's catch. Wrapping the fish with fresh herbs lends a delectable flavor.

Salt and Pepper Trout with Caramelized Red Onion Polenta

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A simple fish dinner becomes a little gourmet when served with flavored polenta.

Herbed Trout with Lemon Butter

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An onion, rosemary, and lemon peel mixture enhances this baked trout recipe from the inside out. Prepare and serve this main dish in less than 30 minutes.

Wild Rice Pancakes with Smoked Trout and Creme Fraiche

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These savory make-ahead pancakes can be frozen. When thawed, they form a mini edible plate for smoked trout appetizers.

Lake Trout with Corn Salsa

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Ask your butcher to skin the lake trout for this fresh-tasting main dish before you bring it home. If you opt to cook it with the skin on, place the fish, skin side down, in the baking dish.

Rocky Mountain Trout

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Pan-Fried Fish with Peppers and Pecans

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Grilled Rosemary Trout with Lemon Butter

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Grilled herb-flavor trout and freshly made lemon butter are ideal companions, at home or at the lake.

Trout with Chardonnay-Orange Cream Sauce

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Firm, mild trout and rich, fruity Chardonnay pair up in this delicious entree. Serve it for a summer meal with hearty Italian bread.

Trout  Recipes: Take your pick!
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