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Steamed salmon trout   Our original home cooking

Steamed salmon trout is a quick, easy to do, healthy recipe, rich in taste if seasoned with a lot of aromatic herbs. Low-calorie dish, perfect for your Mediterranean diet.

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Steamed salmon trout

Ingredients / Serves 2

  • 300g (10.5 ounces) salmon trout fillets
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt
  • Time:
    preparation: 5 minutes
    cooking: 20 minutes
    total: 25 minutes
  • Difficulty:
    easy recipe
  • How many calories in a serving?
    Calories: 226 (kcal) 12 % GDA (*)- 947 (kJ)
    Protein: 22.2 (g) 45 % GDA
    Total fat: 14.5 (g) 21 % GDA
    Total carbohydrate: 1.4 (g) 1 % GDA
    Sugars: 1.4 (g) 2 % GDA

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Steamed salmon trout fillet recipe

Preparation and cooking

  • - Cook trout fillets.
    Place fish fillets in your steam cooker.
    Bring to a boil and steam, 10 minutes.
  • - Season trout fillets.
    Mix olive oil and balsamic vinegar, stirring vigorously.
    Transfer trout fillets on a serving platter.
    Remove their skin, if you can.
    Sprinkle olive oil and vinegar emulsion. Season to taste with salt. Top with chives.

Just before serving

  • - Let your trout fillets rest, few minutes, before serving.
    In summer, you can serve them cold or at room temperature.



  • - A variant: season steamed trout fillets only with olive oil and sprinkle smoked paprika (pimento) on the top.
  • - My husband and I like to top these trout fillets with chopped toasted hazelnuts too!

Menu planning

  • - This is a perfect dish for your family menu you can make all year round.
    Accompany it with the seasonal side dish you prefer.

Healthy eating

  • - Steamed fish is a great choice for your family weekly menu plan. It is a well-balanced dish, if accompanied by seasonal vegetables.
    Cooking technique is healthy and, above all, olive oil is used raw to preserve its great nutritional qualities.
    That's why it is suitable for the Mediterranean diet.


What's the right wine for " Steamed salmon trout "?

My husband and I are used to match a great wine from Friuli: Ribolla Gialla that is perfect for boiled and steamed fish.