Trout Almondine - Loire Valley

Featured by Chauvot-Labaume in the International Wine Club.


6 fresh 1 lb trout, cleaned and filleted
1 cup milk
1 cup of flour
3 tb + 1 tsp unsalted butter
3 1/2 ounces sliced almonds
Juice from 1 lemon
Parsley for garnish


Wash Trout in lemon juice and water, drain and pat dry. Spread flour on a plate, dip fillets in milk, roll in flour and coat each side of the trout. Shake off excess flour, season with salt and pepper. Brown the trout in a large skillet in melted butter for 4- 5 minutes; turn and cook for another 2 minutes until moist and flaky. Sprinkle with the lemon juice and cook for 1 or 2 minutes. In a large clean skillet, toast the almonds, but do not add any butter. Serve the trout hot, sprinkled with the browned almonds and parsley. Serve with vegetables and potatoes. Serves 6