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Camping Trout


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  • fresh-caught rainbow trout
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • lemon juice
  • salt & pepper to taste


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Clean fish, and cut off head and tail

Step 2

Place 2 pads of butter (1 tbsp each) inside fish cavity, and fry in cast iron pan over campfire.

Step 3

Sprinkle fish with lemon juice as it cooks. Fish is done when flesh is white and flakes easily.

Step 4

Remove fish from pan and set aside. Add remaining 2 tbsp of butter to pan and heat until brown.

Step 5

Pour browned butter over cooked fish.

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