Poached sea trout recipe

Poached sea trout recipe

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You will need:

  • 2 Sea Trout fillets
  • 2 portions of side vegetables (broccoli, asparagus, bok choy, baby potatoes etc)
  • Parsley sauce

For poaching liquor:

  • 1 carrot
  • 1 stick of celery
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1/3 leek
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 750ml water
  • Parsley stalks
  • Pinch of salt
  • A few black peppercorns
  • 80ml Chardonnay white wine

Printable Recipe

Poached Sea Trout

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Our in-house chef shows you how to make a simple and flavourful Poached Sea Trout using sea trout fillets and Chardonnay.

This recipe makes two servings. For a single serving use one Sea Trout fillet and one portion of side vegetables.

Watch the video below and read on for the full recipe.


Chop the carrot, celery, leek and onion.

Add all the ingredients together for the poaching liquor.

Add the 750ml of water and bring to the boil.

Remove from the heat and allow to cool and infuse.

Once cool, bring the poaching liquid back to the boil and turn down the heat to a gentle simmer.

Add both sea trout fillets to the liquor, skin side up.

Keep on a low heat for 10-15 minutes, depending on the thickness of the fish.

Meanwhile cook your side vegetables and warm the sauce in a saucepan or microwave.

Add side vegetables to serving plate.

Remove sea trout fillets from poaching liquor.

Peel the silver skin from the fish – it will come off easily.

sea trout

Place fish on or near your side vegetables and cover with the parsley sauce.

Eat and enjoy!

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