Trout with Lemon Caper Butter Sauce
Trout with Lemon Caper Butter Sauce

Trout with Lemon Caper Butter Sauce

September 18, 2016

No matter the season, this recipe with it's complimentary sauce is a "go to" for sure. The best part is that it goes from skillet to table in no time at all! Serve this with Jasmine Rice & a vegetable on the side or a small kale, spinach salad topped with a little Annie's Goddess salad dressing & you have yourself a perfect, healthy meal.

Serves: 2 to 4


2 - 8oz steelhead or rainbow trout filets, halved lengthwise

Extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO)

1/2 tsp kosher or sea salt (divided)

Fresh ground black pepper, 1 pepper mill turn on each piece of trout

1/2 cup Pinot Grigio or other dry white wine

1 tsp lemon zest from an organic lemon

2 Tblsp fresh squeezed lemon juice

2 tsp capers

1/2 tsp dried Herbes de Provence (see Tip# 1)

2 Tblsp butter, cut into pieces

4 circular slices from an organic lemon

2 Tblsp coarsely chopped fresh parsley or 2 tsp dried


1 Remove trout from frig 30 minutes before preparing.

2 In the meantime, preheat oven to 200°, then turn off.

3 Coat the pieces of trout all over with a little EVOO & season top sides with salt & pepper.

4 Using a paper towel, coat a non-stick skillet with EVOO & heat over medium-high heat about 2 minutes till nice & hot.

5 Add trout to skillet skin side up, cover & cook 2 - 3 minutes on each side or until it flakes with a fork.

6 Remove trout to serving plates & place in your warm oven, until you make the sauce.

7 Reduce burner heat to medium. Add wine thru Herbes de Provence to skillet & cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly with a non-metal whisk.

8 Remove skillet from heat. Add butter & whisk constantly till butter is melted & sauce is smooth

9 Remove plates from oven, spoon some sauce over each piece of trout, top with a lemon slice, sprinkle with parsley & serve.

Trout with Lemon Caper Butter Sauce

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