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Sophie's Trout Recipe

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Sophie Bender
Added: Saturday, August 23, 2008


Cleaned trout
black pepper
6 tbsp butter
2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 # sliced fresh mushrooms
1 tsp lemon juice
3/4 c thinly sliced scallions
1/4 c bread crumbs

Pat fish dry with paper towel. Season with salt and pepper. Roll in flour. Brush or shake off excess flour. In a heavy skillet, melt 2 tbsp butter with olive oil over high heat. When hot, add fish and cook 4-5 min on each side until brown. Put fish on a plate. In another skillet, melt 2 tbsp butter and add mushrooms sprinkled with a little lemon juice. Shake skillet almost constantly x 3 min. Remove mushrooms from skillet with slotted spoon and spread over bottom of buttered baking dish (big enough to hold fish in one layer).
Melt 1 tbsp butter in skillet. Add scallions and cook 1 min. Remove from heat and add bread crumbs.
Arrange trout on the mushrooms. Sprinkle top with bread crumbs and scallions. Bake in middle shelf of oven at 400F for 10 min or until scallions are brown.
Serve directly from baking dish




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