Pan Fried Trout

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Total Time
10 mins
10 mins

This is good served with a green salad and boiled potatoes. Can also be done with salmon.

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  1. Rinse trout fillets under cold running water, pat dry and cut in serving pieces.
  2. Fry bacon until crisp.
  3. Remove from pan and drain on paper towels.
  4. Set aside.
  5. In a bowl, beat egg.
  6. Stir in milk, salt and pepper.
  7. In a pie plate, combine flour, cornmeal, and paprika.
  8. Dip fish pieces in egg mixture, then coat with flour mixture.
  9. Fry in the reserved (hot) bacon fat until fish are golden brown, 2-3 minutes on each side.
  10. Drain on paper towels and garnish with bacon.
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5 5

This is a wonderful fish recipe. The trout came out crispy and delicious. I used fresh rainbow trout filets with their skin. Thanks for posting the recipe Mae.

5 5

This is one of the best recipes I ever made for fried trout. WOW!! the bacon grease is a MUST from now on. What a great flavor this gives off!! :) I use white cornmeal and I added more black pepper. My DH loved it and told me from now on we need to use this recipe when frying trout. Thanks so much!!