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Best Trout Recipes?
« on: May 22, 2012, 10:43:01 AM »
Over the years I have pan fried or grilled in a basket over an open flame. I've never smoked the trout, although have tasted fresh smoked trout from others that have done so in camp. Anyone have any "Best Recipes" or different favorite methods of cooking trout?
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Re: Best Trout Recipes?
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2012, 10:53:02 AM »
Lemon, salt, pepper, garlic, olive oil, green onions - wrapped in foil.  Yum!

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« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2012, 11:29:52 AM »
I found this seasoning at Bass Pro, really tasty

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Re: Best Trout Recipes?
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2012, 03:07:23 PM »
I have a pair just like those Fred, but they make my feet smell.
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« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2012, 03:12:53 PM »
A different way, and works well if all you could come up with is some small ones.

Cover cleaned, heads removed trout with just enough water to cover in dutch oven. When cooked, use fork to debone trout. Add celery,carrots, onion, and corn and simmer a bit. Add some heavy cream and you have a great corn trout chowder.
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« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2012, 07:19:42 PM »
Lemon, salt, pepper, garlic, olive oil, green onions - wrapped in foil.  Yum!

Thats about how I do it, but I add Mama's secret blend of spices. Pan fry, or do the foil trick over the coals.

Too good!

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« Reply #6 on: May 22, 2012, 08:45:05 PM »
It cost a little more but if you substitute Smoked Black Pepper for regular pepper it will give your fish a subtle smokey flavor.

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« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2012, 09:05:42 PM »
Thanks Gary. I've never heard of smoked black pepper. It sounds intriguing. I found it offered on line, but do any market chains carry it?
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« Reply #8 on: May 22, 2012, 09:10:54 PM »
I found this seasoning at Bass Pro, really tasty

And don't forget to pick up a pair of these


I may pick up the trout seasoning at Bass Pro Shop, but I think I may pass on the footwear.
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« Reply #9 on: May 22, 2012, 09:22:38 PM »
Thanks to everyone for the input.

Hey, OldSarge - I guess you'd have to kill me if you gave me "Mama's Secret Blend", right?

BTW, Packer -  I spent quite a bit of time in my youth fishing off the pier at San Buenaventura. My family had a camper and we would park in the lot next to the beach, just south of the pier. Back in the day you could stay overnight for free. Lots of great memories.
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« Reply #10 on: May 22, 2012, 09:36:25 PM »
Thanks to everyone for the input.

Hey, OldSarge - I guess you'd have to kill me if you gave me "Mama's Secret Blend", right?

Naw, she is pretty good about letting her recipes out.

It is lemon grass, chopped fine, a little chopped fresh red pepper (hot!), curry powder, and a some 5-spice powder.
I don’t know the exact proportions, as she does it by the “pinch o’ this, and a shake o’ that” method.
The lemon grass and the chili are pan roasted (low heat, so they are really just dried, not cooked) in a wok until they are dried, and the rest of the stuff added. The mixture will keep for a while, so it is great when back-packing. I carry it in a zip-lock bag.

On the trail, I would take a freshly caught and cleaned trout and shake it in a zip-lock bag with corn meal. Then shake it in the zip-lock with the secret spice mixture. Then pan fry over the pack stove.
Smells great, and tastes better.

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Re: Best Trout Recipes?
« Reply #11 on: May 22, 2012, 10:49:25 PM »
Making me hungry.  :lol2:

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« Reply #12 on: May 22, 2012, 11:25:11 PM »
Naw, she is pretty good about letting her recipes out.

It is lemon grass, chopped fine, a little chopped fresh red pepper (hot!), curry powder, and a some 5-spice powder.
I don’t know the exact proportions, as she does it by the “pinch o’ this, and a shake o’ that” method.
The lemon grass and the chili are pan roasted (low heat, so they are really just dried, not cooked) in a wok until they are dried, and the rest of the stuff added. The mixture will keep for a while, so it is great when back-packing. I carry it in a zip-lock bag.

On the trail, I would take a freshly caught and cleaned trout and shake it in a zip-lock bag with corn meal. Then shake it in the zip-lock with the secret spice mixture. Then pan fry over the pack stove.
Smells great, and tastes better.

OldSarge

Thanks. I'll try to experiment with the proportions when I get a chance and give it a try. And thank Mama.
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Re: Best Trout Recipes?
« Reply #13 on: May 22, 2012, 11:28:04 PM »
Thanks Gary. I've never heard of smoked black pepper. It sounds intriguing. I found it offered on line, but do any market chains carry it?
I had a friend turn me on to my first can and have been buying it online since. I'm sure it's sold locally I just have not seen it. I would think someplace like Trader Joe's would carry it. I think that one of the guys I'm going backpacking with this weekend buys it locally, I'll ask him.

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« Reply #14 on: May 22, 2012, 11:32:33 PM »
I had a friend turn me on to my first can and have been buying it online since. I'm sure it's sold locally I just have not seen it. I would think someplace like Trader Joe's would carry it. I think that one of the guys I'm going backpacking with this weekend buys it locally, I'll ask him.

Thanks. I'll look around too and if I see it I'll let you know.
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« Reply #15 on: May 23, 2012, 08:15:18 AM »
Awating more info. :lol2:

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« Reply #16 on: August 18, 2012, 07:01:55 PM »
Again! I got in late on this post! I am wondering if there are some kinda shoes available like those, but real flip-flopes you could wear? That would be very cool! We could all get a pair!

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Re: Best Trout Recipes?
« Reply #17 on: August 20, 2012, 08:49:22 AM »
I stuff the trout with lemon slices, chopped green onion, kosher salt, pepper.  Wrap in foil and cook over the fire.

John