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Pan-Fried Trout with Onion-Orange Relish

No recipe image available.Crispy, cornmeal-coated pan-fried trout served with a refreshing mint, onion and orange relish.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 medium orange, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 teaspoon orange zest
3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
2 tablespoons olive oil
2/3 cup chopped red onion
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 to 1 1/3-pound trout, boned, cut in half lengthwise
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Yellow or white cornmeal

Cooking Directions:

  1. Mix orange pieces, zest and mint in small bowl.
  2. Heat 1/2 tablespoon oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and sauté until golden, then add vinegar. Mix until just heated through.
  3. Add onion mixture to orange mixture. Season relish with salt and pepper.
  4. Sprinkle fish with salt and pepper. Coat on all sides with cornmeal.
  5. Heat remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons oil in same skillet over medium-high heat. Add fish; sauté until crisp outside and just opaque in center, about 4 minutes per side. Transfer fish to plates; top with relish.

Makes 2 servings.