Thai-Style Roasted Trout

Thai-Style Roasted Trout Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Fresh lime juice complements the sweet taste of trout. Steamed asparagus and jasmine rice make good sides.


4 servings (serving size: 1 fish and 1 tablespoon cilantro)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 280
Caloriesfromfat 39 %
Fat 12.2 g
Satfat 3.1 g
Monofat 3.9 g
Polyfat 4.1 g
Protein 39.3 g
Carbohydrate 1 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 117 mg
Iron 0.7 mg
Sodium 443 mg
Calcium 150 mg


2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon fish sauce
2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
4 (6-ounce) trout fillets
Cooking spray
1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
Lime slices (optional)
Cilantro sprigs (optional)


1. Preheat oven to 450°.

2. Combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl; stir well.

3. Arrange trout on a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Brush half of juice mixture inside of fish. Bake at 450° for 5 minutes. Brush remaining juice mixture over fish. Bake an additional 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro; garnish with lime slices and cilantro sprigs, if desired.

Karen Levin,

Cooking Light

July 2008
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