Baked Trout Fillets Recipe
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Baked Trout Fillets Recipe

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Moist tender trout is draped in a creamy Parmesan cheese coating that makes this dish elegant enough to serve company. "I picked up this recipe at the campground where we were staying," says Mary Zimmerman of Spring Lake, Michigan. "I also use the delicious sour cream mixture on salmon."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 pound trout fillets
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Paprika

Nutritional Facts

4 ounce-weight: 300 calories, 18g fat (10g saturated fat), 111mg cholesterol, 431mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 28g protein.


  1. Place fish in a greased shallow 3-qt. baking dish. In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, cheese, lemon juice, onion and salt; spread over fish. Sprinkle with paprika.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Baked Trout Fillets in Taste of Home February/March 2004, p46

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Laura342 User ID: 8898648 251711
Reviewed Jul. 22, 2016

"I usually don't leave reviews but I made this last night for my husband and I and it was DELICIOUS! It was so simple to make and we ate it all up! I usually do a Parmesan crusted chicken with a mayo and parm cheese mixture on top so I was curious about the sour cream but it was soooo yummy! We will DEFINITELY be using this recipe again and again! THANK YOU!"

jess4209 User ID: 7396077 91064
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2014

"Amazing recipe, we substitute the sour cream with greek yogurt to make it healthier, and it is one of the best fish recipes I have ever made!"

DawnRusalov User ID: 5565487 57356
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2014

"So simple and so delicious! My family loved this recipe, including my two kids, ages 10 and 12, who would never eat sour cream but nonetheless ate every bite. The parmesan cheese made it work for them. I will make this again, and try it on other types of fish too."

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