Blackened (cajun) Trout

Recipe by icetea
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    lbs trout
  • 6
    tablespoons butter
  • 2
    lemons, cut into wedges
  • 1
    tablespoon cajun spices

DIRECTIONS

  • Fillet the trout(fresh or thawed) about 25 mm thick (1-1/2").
  • Don't be afraid to substitute halibut, perch, shrimp, or any firm-fleshed seafood or fish for the char.
  • Melt butter in a cast-iron or heavy-bottomed frying pan over medium high heat.
  • Add Cajun spice and heat thoroughly.
  • Place fillets in pan.
  • Squeeze juice of one lemon into pan.
  • Cook fish for about 5 minutes on each side.
  • Serve with remaining lemon wedges and pan drippings.