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Fried Lake Trout

Fried Lake Trout

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Yield: 2 servings


1 Lake Trout
1/2 tsp Salt
2 Tbsp Butter
1/4 tsp Lemon Pepper
1 cup Sour Cream
1/2 tsp Lemon Juice
Cornmeal, for dredging
Shortening, for frying


Clean and wash the fish and cut into serving pieces, leaving the skin on. Salt and pepper and coat throughout with cornmeal. In a fry-pan bring 1/4 to 1/2 inch of shortening to high heat, add fish, and fry for approximately 4 minutes, then turn and cook 3 minutes more. Fish should be nicely browned. Put fish on hot serving platter. Pour off the fat from the pan and replace with butter, add the sour cream, and stir with a spoon. Cook several minutes, but do not boil. Remove from heat, add lemon juice, stir, and pour over trout.

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