Grilled Trout

Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
This easy grilled trout recipe features fantastic flavor from fresh rainbow trout, salt, papper, sugar, fresh dill, and lime slices.  Grill the fish over direct heat for a few minutes to get a good sear and those gorgeous grill marks, then transfer to indirect heat until done.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 fish)

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Recipe Time

Total: 38 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 230
Fat 8.9 g
Satfat 2.5 g
Monofat 2.7 g
Polyfat 2.8 g
Protein 35 g
Carbohydrate 0.3 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 105 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Sodium 405 mg
Calcium 132 mg

Ingredients

1 tablespoon fine sea salt
2 teaspoons sugar
4 (7-ounce) dressed rainbow trout
Cooking spray
1/4 teaspoon table salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 (1-ounce) bunches dill sprigs
2 medium limes, each thinly sliced

Preparation

1. Combine 2 cups water, sea salt, and sugar in a shallow dish; add fish. Let stand 20 minutes. Drain.

2. Prepare charcoal fire in a chimney starter; let coals burn until flames die down. Pour hot coals out of starter; pile on one side of grill. Coat grill grate with cooking spray; put grate in place over coals.

3. Sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper over fish flesh. Divide dill and lime slices evenly among fish cavities. Coat outside of fish with cooking spray. Place fish over direct heat; grill 4 minutes. Turn over; move to indirect heat. Grill 12 minutes or until done.

Note:

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Barton Seaver,

August 2010