Easy Pan Fried Trout


Prep Time 5 minutes  |  Cook Time 10 minutes
 (Serves 3/ each person @ approx. 8 oz. )


1 1/2 pounds trout fillets

Salt and pepper, to taste

1/2 teaspoon paprika

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 cup flour

1 tablespoon butter

1 tablespoon olive oil

Lemon wedges, for serving.


Sprinkle the trout fillets with salt, pepper, paprika and garlic powder. Place flour in a shallow dish. Dredge the fillets in flour. Shake off any excess, retaining a thin coating of flour. Heat butter and oil in large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add trout fillets, starting with skin side down, and cook for about 3 minutes per side, until trout is golden brown. 

Serve with fresh lemon wedges.