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Smoked Trout with Savory Seafood Seasoning

Simple and easy method for how to smoke trout filets.
Course Entree
Cuisine American, barbecue, bbq, seafood
Keyword how to smoke trout, smoked trout, smoked trout recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4 people
Cost $25.00

Equipment

  • Culinary Tweezers

Ingredients

  • 4 fillets fresh trout, pin bones removed about 1 pound
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons seafood seasoning

Instructions

  • Preheat smoker to 225 degrees Fahrenheit using fruit wood, like apple or cherry.
  • Prepare the fillets by removing the pin bones from the trout using culinary tweezers. Consider asking the fish monger to do this for you.
  • Oil the fillets and then apply the dry rub to the flesh side of the trout (approx 1 tablespoon of dry rub per fillet).
  • Place trout on the smoker and smoke for 30 minutes or until the internal temperature of the trout reaches 140 degrees F at the thickest portion of the trout.
  • Remove and let sit for 5 - 10 minutes and serve with your favorite side.

Notes

If you buy a larger trout filet, target 12 ounce portions per person and extend cooking time an additional 15 minutes. But the same rule applies to cook until an internal temperature of 140 degrees Fahrenheit. Carry over cooking will bring it closer to 145.
 
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