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Campfire Trout Dinner for Two

 Campfire Trout Dinner for Two
Your fresh catch will taste even better with this simple treatment that keeps the fish moist. Carrots are an excellent accompaniment; cook up in a separate foil packet. —Wendy McGowan, Fontana, California
2 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Grill: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 bacon strips
  • 2 pan-dressed trout (1 pound each)
  • 4 lemon slices
  • 1 small onion, halved and sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • CARROTS:
  • 4 medium carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Lemon wedges

Directions

  • Cook bacon until partially cooked but not crisp; drain. Place each
  • trout on a double thickness of heavy-duty foil (about 20 in. x 18
  • in.). Place lemon and onions in the trout cavities; sprinkle with
  • salt and pepper. Wrap trout with bacon. Fold foil around trout and
  • seal tightly.
  • Place carrots on a double thickness of heavy-duty foil (about 20 in.
  • x 18 in.); sprinkle with salt and pepper. Dot with butter. Fold foil
  • around carrots and seal tightly.
  • Grill carrots, covered, over medium heat for 10 minutes. Add trout
  • packets to grill; cook 20-25 minutes longer or until fish flakes

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Campfire Trout Dinner for Two (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • easily with a fork and carrots are tender. Serve with lemon wedges.
  • Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 trout with about 1 cup carrots equals 711 calories, 32 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 270 mg cholesterol, 1,057 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 86 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.