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Easy Pan-Fried Trout Fillets

Quick weekday dinner recipe that's delicious & healthy!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Contemporary fusion, Mediterranean
Keyword: fish, trout
Servings: 2 people


  • 2 trout fillets 1 smaller trout per person or a large one between two people
  • 1 tbsp garlic infused oil or any type of cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2-3 small spring onions, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste


  • Heat your pan to medium heat
  • Melt the butter with oil and add the trout fillets skin side down first.
  • After about two minutes carefully turn and cook for another 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the spring onions, parsley and lemon juice and leave it to cook through for another couple of minutes, until the trout is lightly brown.
  • To check that your fish is done, test it with a fork. If the trout flesh flakes off easily, the fish is cooked properly.
  • Serve straight from the pan with mashed potatoes mixed with spinach (or baby potatoes and asparagus)