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Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr Photo by: Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

Grilled Trout

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.

Cooking Light AUGUST 2010

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 fish)
  • Total:38 Minutes

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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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
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