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Crunchy Pecan-Crusted Trout

Save this recipe the next time you have guests for dinner! It's elegant and incredibly delicious. You'll need pecans to make a crunchy coating for the trout. Next, prepare a flavorful mixture by combining butter with orange and sage; freeze it and serve it on top of your fish.
Save this recipe the next time you have guests for dinner! It's elegant and incredibly delicious. You'll need pecans to make a crunchy coating for the trout. Next, prepare a flavorful mixture by combining butter with orange and sage; freeze it and serve it on top of your fish.

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Ingredients

3 tablespoons of butter, at room temperature
½ red onion, diced
1 teaspoon fresh sage, chopped
¼ teaspoon orange zest, grated
¼ teaspoon white wine vinegar
salt
cup pecan nut
1 ½ pounds of trout (4 fillets, skin-on)
1 egg white, lightly beaten
pepper

Ingredients

Steps

1
Done

Add 2 tablespoons of butter, red onion, sage, orange zest, white wine vinegar, and salt to a bowl. Blend to make seasoned butter. Place the seasoned butter to a waxed paper and roll paper around butter to form a cylinder. Twist the paper's edges and refrigerate the butter for 1 hour.

2
Done

Crush the pecans in a food processor and then place them on a plate.

3
Done

Season the trout fillets with salt and pepper on both sides.

4
Done

One at a time, coat trout with egg white and crushed pecans on the flesh side of the fillets. Transfer on a plate, coated side up and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

5
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Preheat the oven to 340˚F/170˚C.

6
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When the time's up, melt the remaining butter in an ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Lay the fillets into the skillet skin-side down. Cook for about 2 minutes.

7
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Transfer the skillet to the oven and cook for 5 minutes, until the crust is golden brown.

8
Done

Slice the butter into rounds. Top each trout fillet with seasoned butter and serve right away. If you wish, serve on a bed of lettuce.

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Nutritional Chart

455 kcal
Calories
38 g
Protein
32 g
Fat
4 g
Carbohydrates

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Andrei Gusty

Well, I love to eat! I guess I always did. Tasty foods, traditional foods, fast-foods, healthy foods and, again, not so healthy ones. You name it.

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