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Grilled trout with almond butter recipe

Grilled trout with almond butter recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 5mins to prepare, plus 15mins to chill and 8mins to cook
  • 343 calories / serving
  • Healthy


  • 25g (1oz) flaked almonds
  • 50g (2oz) softened butter
  • 2tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 lemon, rind grated and cut into thin slices
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 whole gutted trout
  • few sprigs parsley
  • watercress (optional)

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    21g 30%
  • Saturates

    8g 42%
  • Sugars

    1g 1%
  • Salt

    0.5g 8%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 1.1g Protein 37.7g Fibre 0.2g


  1. Fry the almonds in a dry pan for 1-2 minutes, tossing occasionally until browned. Beat softened butter with the parsley, lemon rind, flaked almonds and ground pepper.
  2. Place on baking paper, roll into a fat sausage shape using the paper to help you, and chill until required.
  3. Heat grill until hot and lightly oil grill rack. Place trout on top and fill the cavities with lemon slices and a few sprigs of parsley. Grill fish for 3-4 minutes on each side.
  4. When the trout is almost cooked, add a little of the butter mixture and flash under the grill until melted. Serve immediately with the rest of the almond butter, a handful of watercress and some thick-cut chips.

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