Grilled Trout with Chilli, Lemon & Sesame Seeds

The smokiness of the grilled trout pairs beautifully with fresh citrus flavours along with fresh ginger & toasted Sesame seeds. Pairs well with Ponzu sauce

Level

Beginner

Category

  • Health
  • Seafood
  • Latest>Valentines Meals

Cuisine

  • South African
  • Asian

Cooking Methods

  • Braai
  • Grilling

Notes

*Do not overcook the trout. The flesh will flake easily when perfectly cooked. Rememeber it still cooks a little once taken off the heat.

Ingredients

Trout

    1 Norwegian Trout
    1 Lemon, sliced
    1 Orange, sliced
    1 Red Onion, sliced
    Fresh Ginger Root, peeled & sliced
    Handfull Sesame Seeds
    6 Sprigs Thyme
    Coarse Sea Salt
    Pepper, to season

Directions

Trout

    Preheat the Oven to 200℃, or prepare your Weber coals.
    Rub the trout skin with coarse sea salt and let sit for about 10 minutes
    Score the skin
    Fill the cavity of the trout with half the lemon slices, half the orange slices, half the thyme, ginger and red onion.
    Place the trout on a dish and drizzle with Olive Oil. Add the remainder of the orange & lemon slices, thyme, ginger and red onion. Top with Sesame Seeds.
    Turn the pre-heated grill down to low heat.
    Grill the trout in the oven or on the Weber for 6-7 minutes per side, until the skin is browned and flesh flakes easily.
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