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Marinated Trout

with Cucumber and Mango Salad

Recipe development: EAT SMARTER
Marinated Trout

Marinated Trout - A fine entree for four or main course for two

45 min.
6 h. 15 min.
Ready in


for 4 servings
Steelhead trout fillets (or other trout, with skin, each about 300 grams)
1 teaspoon
4 teaspoons
Salt (25 grams)
1 tablespoon
Sugar (15 grams)
1 tablespoon
3 tablespoons
1 bunch
small Mango (about 200 grams)
Tabasco sauce (to taste)
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Kitchen utensils

1 Casserole dish, 1 Bowl, 1 Small bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Peeler, 1 Mandoline, 1 Mortar, 1 Plastic wrap, 1 Tweezers

Preparation steps

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Marinated Trout preparation step 1

With tweezers, remove any small bones from the fish fillets.

Step 2/10
Marinated Trout preparation step 2

Rinse fish with cold water and pat dry. Place skin side down in a shallow baking dish.

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Marinated Trout preparation step 3

Coarsely crush coriander seeds and peppercorns in a mortar (or use a mini chopper).

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Marinated Trout preparation step 4

Squeeze juice from lime. Mix 3 tablespoons of lime juice with  crushed spices, salt, sugar, honey and 1 tablespoon oil in a bowl. Evenly sprinkle lime mixture on the fish fillets.

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Marinated Trout preparation step 5

Rinse dill, shake dry, pluck fronds and coarsely chop. Sprinkle dill over the fillets. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 6 hours.

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Marinated Trout preparation step 6

About 30 minutes before serving, rinse cucumber and wipe dry. Trim ends, halve cucumber lengthwise and remove the seeds with a spoon.

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Marinated Trout preparation step 7

Cut cucumber into small cubes.

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Marinated Trout preparation step 8

Peel mango, remove pit and cut into small dice. Peel onion and cut into very thin rings. Mix mango and onion with remaining oil and lime juice and 2-3dashes of Tabasco (or to taste). Season with salt and pepper.

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Marinated Trout preparation step 9

Remove dill from marinated fish.

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Marinated Trout preparation step 10

Cut fish into thin slices and serve with the salad.