This mainly freshwater fish comes in many varieties, ranging in color from white to red. Much like salmon, it is categorized as an oily fish, which have many health benefits, including omega-3. Most trout sold in supermarkets is farmed. The fish can also be caught wild in lakes, rivers, and small streams. The following collection includes recipes for using both types as well as smoked trout, which can be purchased in delicatessens and specialty markets.
This simple dish of panfried trout is topped with a flavorful combination of almonds, parsley, and lemon zest and juice. Serve the fish with baby lettuce leaves and lemon wedges for a light supper. This recipe also appears in our "Power Foods" cookbook.