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Walnut-Crusted Rainbow Trout

Walnut-Crusted Rainbow Trout
Ready In: 20 minutes
Serves: 4
Low Added Sugar
A special dish that’s very simple to make.

What you'll need

Measuring cups
Measuring spoons
Cutting board
Sharp knife
Sheet pan or baking dish
Large plate
Oven mitt
Small bowl


Serves 4
4 Trout Fillets about 12 ounces
1/2 cup Cornmeal or 1/2 cup All-purpose Flour
3 tablespoons Sage Dried
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper
1 Egg
1/2 cup Walnuts finely chopped or 1/2 cup Pecans finely chopped
2 tablespoons Parsley chopped, fresh
1 Lemon cut into wedges
Nonstick Cooking Spray


1.Preheat oven to 400° F. Have a sheet pan or a 9x12” glass baking dish ready. If using a sheet pan, prep with nonstick cooking spray.
2.On a large plate, mix cornmeal, sage, salt and pepper with a fork. Coat fish fillets evenly with cornmeal mixture.
3.In a small bowl, combine remaining flour-sage mix with egg and nuts. Stir well. Spread and press into a thin layer on top of each fillet. Spray mixture with nonstick cooking spray.
4.Bake until fillets are cooked through, 8 to 10 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley and serve with lemon wedges.

Chef's Tips

  • Try almonds or pecans in place of walnuts. This nut crust is also excellent on fillets of salmon, cod, sole, tilapia or catfish.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 4.00 oz

Serving Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 323
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17 g22%
Saturated Fat 2.7 g14%
Sodium 359 mg16%
Total Carbohydrate 20.5 g7%
Dietary Fiber 3 g11%
Protein 23 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: