Mr. Food: Fresh Catch with Buttered Almonds

Our Fresh Catch with Buttered Almonds is a gourmet feast that’s sure to be a hit at your dinner party. It’s no secret that a well done trout recipe can impress all types of company; having this recipe in your back pocket is a perfect way to please fish lovers and picky eaters alike. We’re sure you’ll fall for this simple fish recipe “hook, line, and sinker”.

What You’ll Need

  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 4 (2- to 2-1/2 pounds) fish, (trout, tilapia or other small lake fish, dressed)
  • Salt for sprinkling
  • Black pepper for sprinkling
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds

What to Do

  1. In a small skillet over low heat, melt 1 tablespoon butter. Pour butter over fillets. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat a grill pan over medium heat. Place fillets on grill pan and cook 3 to 4 minutes per side or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  3. Meanwhile in a small skillet over medium-low heat, melt remaining 3 tablespoons butter. Add almonds and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until golden. Top fish fillets with toasted almonds and butter and serve.