Pecan-Crusted Mountain Trout With Brown Butter Sage Sauce

“This is a beautifully presented dish. For having such a long name, it's really very easy and takes no time at all. This is from a local Las Vegas newspaper. Serve with a crispy romaine salad with fresh tomatoes,and it's as simple as that!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To make trout:.
  2. Combine pecans and bread crumbs in food processor and process to medium-fine consistency.
  3. Season fillets with salt and pepper; brush flesh side of fillet with buttermilk.
  4. Press pecan mixture on top of buttermilk coating to make thick crust.
  5. Heat oil in skillet over medium heat; cook fillets, crust side down, until golden brown, about 4 to 5 minutes.
  6. To make sauce:.
  7. In same skillet trout was cooked in,melt butter over medium heat and allow it to foam.
  8. Just as butter begins to turn brown, whisk in sage, lemon juice, and broth.
  9. Pour over trout and serve.
  10. * Japanese-style panko crumbs are found in the Oriental section of supermarkets.
  11. Note:If trout is unavailable, you can use any mild-flavored white fish fillet, such as snapper, halibut, or grouper.

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