Cilantro and Butter Trout

Cilantro and Butter Trout
Cilantro and Butter Trout. George Glynn Smith/Getty Images
  • Total: 25 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4

This trout recipe calls for a delicious butter-herb basting sauce that will have your dinner guests asking for seconds. 

What You'll Need

  • 4 rainbow trout, about 12-14 ounces/340-400 g
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL unsalted butter
  • 2 lemons, sliced thinly
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL lemon juice
  • 4 sprigs cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL sea salt
  • Optional: black pepper to taste

How to Make It

Preheat grill for medium-high heat. Melt butter in a saucepan. Add lemon juice and cilantro. Set aside.

Preheat grill for medium-high heat. Season inside of fish with salt and black pepper. Add 2-3 slices of lemon, one sprig cilantro, and 2 teaspoons of herb-butter mixture in each fish. Place trout on grill and cook for 10-12 minutes, turning once. Baste with remaining butter sauce throughout the cooking process.

Remove and serve with chopped tomatoes on top.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
284 Calories
24g Fat
18g Carbs
2g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)