Panko Crusted Rainbow Trout

fish recipe that is healthy!

by Elyse Glaser
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This dish is perfect for even the fussiest eaters. Even those who say they don’t like fish will love this delicious rainbow trout with a crispy crust. The best part? This recipe is super quick and easy. Serve with some sweet potato fries and a salad for a delicious and healthy dinner.

Serves 4

  • 4 filets of rainbow trout (about 6 oz. each)
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon zest
  • ¼ cup finely chopped parsley
  • 1 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Check the fish for any small bones and remove using fish tweezers or your fingers. Place onto a parchment lined baking sheet, skin side down.
  3. In a small bowl combine the breadcrumbs, zest, parsley and butter. Season with salt and pepper and stir until combined.
  4. Press ¼ of the breadcrumb mixture onto the flesh of one of the filets of fish, repeat with the remaining four filets.
  5. Bake in the oven until the fish is cooked through and the crust is brown and crisp, about 10-12 minutes.
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