Rainbow Trout & Savory Cornbread Stuffing

READY IN: 28mins
Recipe by Danny Beason

Presented By: The Hungry Bear Bistro.

Top Review by sugarpea

A homey recipe that makes an impressive presentation. This will be particularly appreciated by cornbread stuffing lovers like my Dh. Personally I liked the sauce the best. This will do freshly caught trout proud. A bit of work but the taste is worth the effort.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute onion and celery in butter.
  2. Cool.
  3. In large bowl, combine cornbread cubes, bread crumbs, egg and onion mix.
  4. Salt& pepper to taste.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Add beaten egg and chicken stock.
  7. Mix well.
  8. Add enough milk to moisten stuffing.
  9. Blend in apple& sage.
  10. Place trout skin side down and open on a sheet pan.
  11. Divide stuffing among the four, placing stuffing on one side.
  12. Fold half of trout over stuffing (put fish back together).
  13. Sauce:.
  14. Melt butter in small saute pan.
  15. Add shallots.
  16. Cook 1 minute until softened.
  17. Add lemon juice, then white wine.
  18. Reduce to about 2 tablespoons.
  19. Add chicken stock.
  20. Reduce to half.
  21. Add apple cider.
  22. Reduce to half.
  23. Add heavy cream and sage.
  24. Reduce to half.
  25. Just prior to serving, drop butter cubes into pan and swirl pan until melted.
  26. Do not allow sauce to go above a simmer at this point.
  27. Lightly dredge trout in flour or Wondra.
  28. Pan sear each side in clarified butter or canola oil until golden brown.
  29. Turn.
  30. Place in oven for 8-12 minutes to finish.

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