Blue Corn Pan-Fried Trout

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Delicious pan-fried trout that is adapted from Coyote Cafe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine cornmeal, salt and chili powder in pie plate.
  2. In a seperate pie plate (or bowl) beat together egg and mik.
  3. Dip trout in egg/milk mixture and then in the cornmeal mixture and place on seperate plate.
  4. In large frying pan (cast iron is best) heat butter (or margarine) and oil.
  5. When pan is hot add trout and cook over medium heat for 4-6 minutes per side or browned and done.
  6. Remove and keep warm.
  7. In same pan, cook onion and bacon until bacon colors.
  8. Add vinegar to pan and boil until vinegar is reduced by half (5 minutes).
  9. Pour onion/bacon mixture over trout and serve.
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This was so, so good!! I had trout fillets, rather than whole, but they worked fine by just adjusting the cooking time. I was a little leery of the vinegar sauce on top of the southwestern type flavors, but it was perfect. The combination of ingredients may sound a little mismatched to some, but they melded into one absolutely delicious dish. Thanks so much for pointing me towards this recipe!