Baked Fresh Rainbow Trout Recipe

When it comes to enjoying a delectable seafood dish, Baked Fresh Rainbow Trout stands out as a mouthwatering option. This delightful recipe showcases the natural flavors of the trout while offering a wholesome and nutritious meal. The trout is expertly seasoned and baked to perfection, resulting in a tender and flaky texture that will leave your taste buds craving for more. With its vibrant colors and succulent taste, Baked Fresh Rainbow Trout is a culinary masterpiece that will impress even the most discerning palates.

Recipe For Baked Fresh Rainbow Trout

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes


  • 2 fresh rainbow trout fillets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Rinse the rainbow trout fillets under cold water and pat them dry with a paper towel.
  3. Place the fillets on the prepared baking sheet. Drizzle olive oil over the fillets and spread minced garlic evenly.
  4. Season the fillets with dried thyme, salt, and pepper. Place lemon slices on top.
  5. Bake the trout in the preheated oven for approximately 20 minutes or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
  6. Once cooked, remove it from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
  7. Garnish with fresh herbs and lemon wedges if desired. Serve hot and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts: (Serving Size: 1 fillet)

  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 80mg
  • Sodium: 260mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 2g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0g
  • Sugars: 0g
  • Protein: 26g
  • Vitamin D: 15% DV
  • Calcium: 4% DV
  • Iron: 8% DV
  • Potassium: 6% DV
  • Calories: 220
  • Total Fat: 12g