Cilantro and Butter Trout

Cilantro and Butter Trout
Cilantro and Butter Trout. George Glynn Smith/Getty Images
  • 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)
Calories 284
Total Fat 24 g
Saturated Fat 14 g
Unsaturated Fat 7 g
Cholesterol 61 mg
Sodium 589 mg
Carbohydrates 18 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 2 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)