This oven-baked trout recipe is the perfect balance of citrus, herbs, and buttery white fish. Perfect for quick dinners and hosting!
There were a few New Years resolutions I had this year, one of them was to eat more fish. So now, we’ve been eating more fish and testing more fish recipes. As you have noticed, there aren’t too many fish recipes on my blog, but that is about to change.
Fish is great for a healthy diet and if it’s prepared right, it is incredibly delicious. With this recipe, I was a bit worried with all the lemon and expected my husband to complain about the turnout. Instead, he started complaining of eating too much. It turned out way better than expected, and the best part is that it took under 30 minutes to prepare.
I found whole trout sold in Costco, there are a few of them per pack and the price is around $3.79 per lb.
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- Gather all the ingredients for the recipe. Slice lemon into thin rings.
- At this point, decide if you'd like to cook the trout with our without the bone (this is all based on your preference). Next, generously season the fish inside and out with salt.
- Place the fish on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Stuff the inside of the fish with a layer of thin lemon slices and a layer of herbs. Next, sprinkle on some freshly ground pepper.
- Lightly drizzle olive oil over the top of the fish, followed by another layer of lemon slices. Bake fish in a preheated oven at 350°F for 15 minutes. Next, turn the oven to a high-broil and cook the fish until it lightly browns (about 2 minutes).
- Serve the fish hot or chill it in the fridge and serve it cold. Enjoy!