Lemon Butter Pan Fried Trout
This super quick and easy recipe is a great mid week protein dinner. It’s great for anytime in a Bariatric journey once you’ve been cleared for soft or solids. This recipe avoids any flouring that may cause issues for some people after weight loss surgery.
2-4 Rainbow Trout Fillets
1 Tbsp butter
Juice of one Lemon
salt and pepper (NuSalt used to increase potassium intake)
Wash and pat dry trout fillets. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Heat butter in frying pan over medium high heat until bubbling. Put trout flesh side down and cook until golden brown, about 4-5 minutes. Flip fillets over and cook an additional 4-5 minutes depending on thickness. Take fillet out of the frying pan onto a plate. Add lemon juice to frying pan and reduce for approximately 2-3 minutes. Pour lemon butter over trout fillets and serve.
The above picture is served with a simple side of sautéed red bell peppers and onions.