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)
Total:
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Recipe Time

Total: 38 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 230
  • Fat: 8.9g
  • Saturated fat: 2.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.8g
  • Protein: 35g
  • Carbohydrate: 0.3g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 105mg
  • Iron: 0.6mg
  • Sodium: 405mg
  • Calcium: 132mg

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