If you’re looking for a fresh and simple way to spice up your trout tonight, you have got to try this chili lime baked recipe. Below are easy-to-follow instructions for this dish that you’ll simply love preparing.
Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Servings: 4 servings Author: Lisa Bryan
- 1 ¼ pounds Steelhead trout
- 1 lime, zested + 1 teaspoon of juice
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- ½ teaspoon kosher salt
- Optional: additional lime wedges for squeezing on top and freshly chopped parsley
- Make the Chili Lime Mix: Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a small bowl, stir together the lime zest, lime juice, honey, olive oil, chili powder, and kosher salt.
- Prepare the Trout: Place the Steelhead trout on the prepared baking sheet.
- Brush with Spice Mix: Brush the chili lime spice mix generously on top of the trout, ensuring it’s evenly coated.
- Bake the Trout: Transfer the baking sheet to the preheated oven and bake for 16 to 18 minutes, or until the trout flakes easily with a fork. The cooking time may vary slightly depending on the thickness of your trout fillet.
- Garnish and Serve: Once the trout is cooked to perfection, you can garnish it with freshly chopped parsley for a burst of color and flavor. Additionally, serve the dish with extra lime wedges on the side for those who enjoy an extra zesty kick.
This chili lime baked trout recipe takes your standard baked fish dinner to a whole new level with its delightful blend of spices, zestiness, and sweetness. Enjoy the tender and succulent Steelhead trout infused with vibrant flavors. It’s a quick and easy dish that’s perfect for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion.