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Cajun Trout Almondine
This recipe for trout from Lucy Downey at JD's Steak House in Kalkaska has a delicate crust and a nice Cajun kick. It won Best of Show at the April 2008 Taste of Trout event at the National Trout Festival.
By: Lucy Downey, JD's Steak House in Kalkaska
- trout fillets
- half and half
- salt and pepper
- Cajun seasoning
- crushed croutons
- crushed almonds
- melted butter
- fresh lemon juice
Take trout fillets and coat both sides in half and half, salt and pepper.
Take coated trout fillets and coat both sides in a mixture of flour, salt and pepper and Cajun seasoning.
Top fillet side with breading mixture: crushed croutons and crushed almonds.
Season baking pan with melted butter and lemon juice and lay trout fillets, breaded side up, on baking pan. Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes or until trout flakes easily with fork.
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