Traditional Pan-fried Trout

Ready in
35 min
Fresh trout is a mild-tasting fish that offers great variety from the usual fish selection and it’s a good source of heart-healthy omega-3 fats.

Serving Size


Estimated Cost*


Per Serving

Prep Time

15 min

Cooking Time

20 min

Price/Availability Effective Date: February 10, 2014


2 lbs Trout fillet (1kg) - whole fresh
2 tbsp All Purpose Flour (30 mL) - or whole wheat
0.25 tsp Ground Black Pepper (1.2 mL)
2 tbsp Milk (30 mL)
2 tbsp Canola Oil (30 mL)
Lemon (optional garnish)
Parsley (optional garnish)


  1. On a plate, mix flour with pepper for dredging the fish.
  2. Place milk in bowl, dip trout in milk and then place on plate to coat with flour on both sides.
  3. In large saucepan, heat canola oil to medium-high. Place fish in pan and fry for approximately 4 – 5 minutes per side or until golden brown.
  4. Allow fish to stand in pan for about 10 minutes before slicing and serving. Garnish with a wedge of lemon and serve with baked potatoes and steamed vegetables, if desired.

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