Steelhead Trout. It’s a tasty, healthy and satisfying salmon alternative. Read below for a simple recipe with some flavors you’ll love – garlic, ginger and orange. What a great combination! This recipe is perfect for steelhead trout and also will work with your favorite salmon fillet.
- 2 pound steelhead trout fillet
- 1/2 cup honey
- 2 oranges – 1 for zest and juice and 1 for slicing
- 1 tablespoon fresh grated ginger
- 1 tablespoon fresh grated orange zest (1 orange worth)
- 2 cloves garlic, grated
- 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
- salt and pepper
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Use a large baking sheet and line with foil.
Be sure to rinse and pat dry your trout. Place on foil.
Add plenty of salt and pepper to the entire fillet.
In a small bowl, combine honey, grated ginger, grated garlic, orange zest and orange juice.
Pour the mixture over the trout.
Add slices of orange around the fillet.
Bake until trout flakes easily with a fork, about 25 – 35 minutes.
If desired, broil for an additional 2-3 minutes for more carmelization.