Oven Roasted Whole Trout

Oven Roasted Whole Trout

Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 2-3


  • (1) 2 lb steelhead trout, gutted and cleaned
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 1 half red onion, sliced
  • 1 lemon, halved
  • 36 inches of butcher string
  • Bunch of your favorite herbs (oregano, dill, parsley, thyme)
  • Favorite vegetables


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees (F)
  • Stuff trout with lemons, onions and herbs
  • Cut string into (3) 12 inch pieces and place on cutting board 3 inches apart from one another
  • Place trout atop strings and tie a knot with each string
  • Place fish on sheet pan with halved lemon, thin-cut potatoes, asparagus or other vegetables of choice. Drizzle with olive oil and salt. Cook for 30 minutes
  • Serve with a squeeze of roasted lemon (pairs well with chimichurri or Dijon aioli)
  • Enjoy!