Pan-Fried Trout With Lemon

Pan-Fried Trout With Lemon

35-minute recipe Serves 6
Fresh trout is a mild fish that cooks quickly. Bonus: The batter in this pan-fried trout recipe turns into a delicious golden-crisp coating when cooked.

Make it a complete meal with roasted potatoes and garden salad or steamed vegetables.
35-minute recipe Serves 6


2 tbsp
1/4 tsp
2 tbsp


Prep: 25-minute | Cook: 10-minute
  • 1

    Pour milk on a large plate. Stir flour and pepper on another large plate.

  • 2

    Dip both sides of trout fillets in milk, then dip in flour mixture, coating both sides.

  • 3

    Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high. Add oil, then trout. Fry until golden brown and an instant-read thermometer inserted into thickest part of fish reads 158°F, about 4 to 5 minutes per side.

  • 4

    Let fish stand in pan for about 10 minutes before slicing and serving. Garnish with a wedge of lemon. Serve with baked potatoes and steamed vegetables, if desired.

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