Breakfast Trout with Bacon

Recipe by MarieRynr
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    slices thick bacon
  • 4
    (8 ounce) trout, cleaned,heads and tails on
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 13
    cup vegetable oil

DIRECTIONS

  • Fry bacon in a large heavy skillet over medium heat until crisp and golden brown, about 15 minutes.
  • Drain on paper towels and set aside, reserving bacon fat in pan.
  • Rinse fish, then dredge in cornmeal and season both sides to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Add vegetable oil to the bacon fat, then heat pan over medium high heat until oil is hot.
  • Working in batches if necessary, fry fish in combined fat and oil on one side until skin is golden and crisp, about 5 minutes.
  • Carefully turn fish over and cook other side for 5 minutes more.
  • Serve garnished with bacon.