Baked Whole Trout with Onions in Foil Recipe

Serves/Makes: 8 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 whole large trout, about 4 pounds
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 bunch parsley, finely chopped
  • Lemon juice to taste
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Olive oil to grease foil
  • Lemon wedges to garnish (optional)
How to cook Baked Whole Trout with Onions in Foil:
  • Preheat oven to 390°F (200°C).
  • Gut the fish, keeping a liver, if desired. Rinse the fish well with cold water inside and out; pat dry with a paper towels.
  • Season inside and out with salt and pepper and drizzle a little lemon juice. Set aside to marinate for about 15 minutes.
  • Cut the onion into half rings and mix with chopped parsley. Season with salt and pepper and drizzle a little lemon juice.
  • Place the onion slices into the belly of the trout.
  • Lay the fish and the liver, if any, on foil (large enough to wrap the whole fish), greased with olive oil.
  • Loosely wrap the fish with foil and tightly seal the edges.
  • Bake in a preheated 390°F (200°C) oven for about 15 minutes.
  • Then reduce the heat to 320°F (160°C) and bake another 20 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat and let stand in the oven for another 10 minutes.
  • Carefully unfold the aluminum foil. Transfer the baked whole trout and liver to a warmed serving dish; cut into serving size pieces.
  • Garnish with lemon wedges if desired and serve.
Baked Whole Trout with Onions in Foil recipe
Baked Whole Trout with Onions in Foil recipe
Baked Whole Trout with Onions in Foil recipe
Baked Whole Trout with Onions in Foil recipe
Baked Whole Trout with Onions in Foil recipe
Baked Whole Trout with Onions in Foil recipe

Note(s):

The Baked Whole Trout with Onions in Foil recipe is very simple to cook and very tasty too!

Comment(s):

I used a whole Lenok (Manchurian trout) in this recipe. It is very popular in Russia, but you can use common whole trout, salmon or any firm, white-fleshed fish.

This recipe for Baked Whole Trout with Onions in Foil serves/makes: 8 servings

The Baked Whole Trout with Onions in Foil recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Trout (more Trout recipes)
Preparation Method: Baked (more Baked recipes)
Cuisine: Russian (more Russian recipes)

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