Baked rainbow trout

    Baked rainbow trout


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    About this recipe: Baked whole fresh trout seasoned with dill and thyme is a quick and easy meal that looks like a dish from a fancy restaurant. Serve with rice and vegetables.

    Serves: 6 

    • 2 teaspoons olive oil, or to taste
    • 2 whole rainbow trout, gutted and cleaned, heads and tails still on
    • 1/4 teaspoon dried dill
    • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
    • 1/2 large onion, sliced
    • 2 thin slices lemon
    • 2 tablespoons hot water

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Grease a baking dish with about 1 teaspoon olive oil.
    2. Place trout in the prepared baking dish and coat with remaining olive oil. Season the inside and outside of fish with dill, thyme and salt. Stuff each fish with onion slices; grind pepper over the top. Place 1 lemon slice on each fish.
    3. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes; add water to dish. Continue baking until fish flake easily with a fork, about 10 minutes more.


    Use mixed peppercorns for more flavour.

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