1 tbsp Butter
6 oz cooked wild rice
6 oz Cremini Mushrooms
1 tbsp Garlic, Minced
Lemon Pepper Garlic Herb Seasoning
Optional: fresh thyme, lemon juice
2 rainbow trout, scaled and guts removed, split
1 Small Onion, Diced
If you love to smoke meat and are looking for a painless recipe to make on a weeknight, try this Stuffed Smoked Lake Trout for a healthy, delicious dinner. It’s a beautiful, easy seafood dinner that is sure to impress your family and friends and comes together in a little over an hour. Serve this trout whole over polenta for a truly exciting presentation.
This recipe uses wild rice, onions, garlic and cremini mushrooms which is sautéed in butter before it is stuffed inside the trout while it is being smoked.
To smoke 2 whole rainbow trout at 225°F, it should take about 1 to 2 hours. The texture of the trout should be flaky, opaque, and tender. Estimated internal temperature should be around 145°F.
Note: It is recommended to use Pennsylvania Cherry Hardwood Pellets with this recipe.
Try leaving the Trout in a wet brine overnight in the refrigerator. This will leave the fish nice and moist after it is done smoking.