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Skillet Trout with Cucumber Dill Tzatziki

Ingredients

  • Trout
  • 3 T. Wild River Trout Western Style Seasoning (adjust for preferred strength)
  • 1/8 Tsp. Sea Salt
  • 1/2 C. Flour (more if necessary)
  • Optional: Wild River Trout Brine
  • 2-1/2 lbs. Trout Fillets
  • 2 T. Unsalted Butter
  • 2 T. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Optional: Lemon
  • Optional: Fresh Parsley Leaves
  • Cucumber Dill Tzatziki Sauce
  • 1 Pkg. Mama Jane's Cucumber Dill Mix
  • 2 c. Greek Yogurt, Drained
  • 1 English Cucumber
     (a normal cucumber works well too)
  • 1 Tsp. Kosher Salt
  • 1 Tsp. White Vinegar
  • 1 T. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 Cloves Peeled, Crushed Garlic
  • Optional: Fresh Dill

Directions

  • Trout
  • OPTIONAL STEP: Brine the trout in Wild River Trout Brine . Brine according to package instructions.
  • Pat the trout fillets dry. Sprinkle with sea salt and the Wild River Trout Western Style seasoning on both sides.
  • Dredge the trout fillets in the flour, and shake off any excess.
  • In a large cast iron skillet, heat the unsalted butter and olive oil over medium-high heat. 
  • Sear the trout fillets for 3 minutes on each side (start with skin-side down, and use a spatula to very carefully flip the fish fillets over). Remove the trout fillets from the pan, then place it on a tray lined with paper towel to absorb any excess oil.
  • Squeeze a little lemon juice and sprinkled fresh parsley leaves over the trout.
  • Cucumber Dill Tzatziki
  • Peel and grate the cucumbers. Toss with 1/2 tsp. kosher salt. Put in a fine mesh strainer over a deep bowl to drain once drained put into a cheese cloth or a double thickness napkin and squeeze dry. Set aside briefly.
  • In one large mixing bowl, mix Mama Jane's Cucumber Dill mix, garlic, 1/2 tsp salt, white vinegar, and extra virgin olive oil. Mix to combine.
  • Combine grated cucumber and greek yogurt in the large bowl with the garlic mixture. Combine thoroughly. 
  • For best flavor cover tightly and refrigerate for a couple of hours. (30 minutes minimum)
  • Optional: Serve topped with Fresh Dill
Wild River Trout Western Style Seasoning

Wild River Trout Western Style Seasoning

$3.99
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Cucumber Dill Mix

Cucumber Dill Mix

$4.00
Mix and chill for a cool refreshing salad dressing, serve with rye bread or as a delicious vegetable dip. Impress your guests, use our recipe to make an easy Taziki
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Wild River Trout Brine Kit

Wild River Trout Brine Kit

$7.99
Brine your trout before smoking, grilling or baking. You will love how jucy, tender and flavorful the fish are. Each brine kit contains two packets of mix and easy to
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