Shrimp Stuffed Trout

In order to prepare this recipe, make the stuffing first:

Shrimp Stuffing:

¼ cup chopped onion
1 ½ cup sliced mushrooms
2 Tbsp butter
Salt and pepper
1/3 lb bay or small shrimp cooked and chopped
¾ cup dry sherry

Sauté onion and mushroom in butter until lightly browned.  Add salt, pepper, shrimp and sherry.  Simmer until liquid is reduced to a glaze, stiffing occasionally.  Cool.

Servings: 2

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  • 2 whole trout, cleaned
  • Flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • Juice and zest of one lemon
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Dredge each trout in flour. 
  2. Dip in egg and roll in bread crumbs to coat lightly. 
  3. Carefully fill each trout with shrimp stuffing and secure with toothpicks.
  4. Melt butter in large skillet and sauté trout until lightly browned on both sides and stuffing is hot.
  5. Remove trout and keep warm.  
  6. Add lemon juice and zest to pan and heat a few minutes until warm.
  7. Season with salt and pepper and serve over trout.