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Whole Trout

A kind soul recently gave me a fresh-caught and stunningly gorgeous whole rainbow trout. It's huge. Like 4.5-5 lbs huge. I want to do something with it this weekend and would welcome suggestions for preparing it in a way that would leave it whole.

Rachael is a trusted home cook.

asked over 5 years ago
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added over 5 years ago

mrswheelbarrow has a lovely recipe for whole trout on our food52 site:

http://www.food52.com/recipes...

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hardlikearmour

hardlikearmour is a trusted home cook.

added over 5 years ago

Whole fish baked in salt: http://www.food52.com/recipes...

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ChefJune

June is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added over 5 years ago

I was also lucky to be gifted with some freshly caught trout this summer. Although not as big as yours, my favorite thing I did to them was rub all over with salt and pepper, Line the insides with thinly sliced lemon and lay a couple of julienned scallions in, too, along with a sprig of fresh tarragon. Drizzle with good olive oil before and after roasting for 8-10 minutes at 375 degrees F.

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aargersi

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added over 5 years ago

I love cedar planking whole fish:

http://www.food52.com/recipes...

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pierino

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added over 5 years ago

This weekend is a long way away. Cook it tonight.

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hardlikearmour

hardlikearmour is a trusted home cook.

added over 5 years ago

@ Pierino - nice catch! (pun intended.) You should definitely cook it soon! Remember fresh fish (and visitors) stink after 3 days!

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Niknud

Rachael is a trusted home cook.

added over 5 years ago

It was frozen immediately after being caught and dressed. These are all really great ideas and I've got a few days before the weekend (sniff sniff), so keep the posibilities coming!

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