AuthorMike EgrieCategory, DifficultyIntermediate
Southwest Lime Trout
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time8 minsTotal Time18 mins
 6 tsp chopped fresh cilantro, divided
 ½ cup garlic–lime marinade
 1 tsp ground cumin
 ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
 4 (8-oz.) butterflied rainbow trout
 Lime wedges
1

In a small bowl combine 2 teaspoons of the cilantro, plus marinade, cumin and cayenne. Open trout and place, skin side down, in a large shallow dish. Brush marinade mixture over trout fillets. Let stand 20 minutes at room temperature.

2

Preheat broiler to high; position oven rack to the highest setting. Coat a broiler rack with nonstick cooking spray; place rack in broiler pan. Place trout, skin side down, on broiler rack. Broil 8 to 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Sprinkle with remaining 4 teaspoons cilantro, and serve with lime wedges.

*20 minutes stand time extra

Make it a meal: Serve with grilled corn with cilantro and jicama slaw.

Culinary: What is Cumin?
Cumin is a flowering plant native from the east Mediterranean to South Asia. Cumin seeds, in both whole and ground forms, are used in the cuisines of many different cultures.

Nutrition: Rainbow Trout
Rainbow trout is also known as silver trout and brook trout. Rainbow trout provides 21 grams of protein and 370 milligrams of potassium in a 3-ounce, cooked serving.

Ingredients

 6 tsp chopped fresh cilantro, divided
 ½ cup garlic–lime marinade
 1 tsp ground cumin
 ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
 4 (8-oz.) butterflied rainbow trout
 Lime wedges

Directions

1

In a small bowl combine 2 teaspoons of the cilantro, plus marinade, cumin and cayenne. Open trout and place, skin side down, in a large shallow dish. Brush marinade mixture over trout fillets. Let stand 20 minutes at room temperature.

2

Preheat broiler to high; position oven rack to the highest setting. Coat a broiler rack with nonstick cooking spray; place rack in broiler pan. Place trout, skin side down, on broiler rack. Broil 8 to 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Sprinkle with remaining 4 teaspoons cilantro, and serve with lime wedges.

Southwest Lime Trout
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