Super duper trout! with herby butter

Trout reminds me of streams and old men fishing for ages along the bank, I don’t actually think like that when I’m eating it though!. I do think trout is under rated and should be eaten a lot more as it’s so yummmmmy!

As it’s such a light, flakey fish and I wanted to try out to keep it that way. I decided to make a butter to place over it.

Super duper trout! with herby butter
Serves 2
super duper trout with herby butter
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Prep Time
40 min
Cook Time
5 min
Total Time
25 min
Prep Time
40 min
Cook Time
5 min
Total Time
25 min
  1. For the butter
  2. 50g - Butter (salted or unsalted) slightly softened
  3. 3 - Garlic minced
  4. Parsley - good bunch finely chopped
  5. Generous amount of freshly ground pepper
  6. 1/2 tsp - salt or omit if you want to cut down
  7. Chilli flakes (optional)
  8. For the fish
  9. 2 - trout fillets gutted and descaled
  10. flour
  11. dash of salt & pepper
  1. 1. In a small bowl add the softened butter, garlic, parsley, salt, pepper and chilli flakes, when throughly mixed place the butter on a piece of cling fling and form it into a round log shape, make sure it's well wrapped and chill for at least 30 mins.
  2. 2. Once the butter is solidified then your ready to cook your fish, firstly cut the pieces of butter into thick slices so it's ready once the fish has been cooked.
  3. 3. In a large plate add a generous amount of flour and salt & pepper and coat the fish with the flour, then make slight incisions on the skin.
  4. 4. In a large frying pan heat oil I choose olive but any will do, add the floured fish skin down and cook for 3-4 min each side.
  5. 5. Place on a plate then add the slices of butter let it melt through and enjoy.
  1. You can use whatever herbs you like rosemary, basil, coriander but it's best to use fresh.
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