I promised you my trout recipe, and promises I keep. I decided to relive my childhood and cook the trout the way my dad used to make it for me when I was younger and we caught trout while camping. I think it’s been about 7 years since I caught myself a trout that size, so it was going to be another cooking adventure.
But first, my lunch… I still have a bunch of smoked salmon in the fridge and will for another couple of days, so I thought I’d make myself a very simple lunch.
A couple of Rye Wasa crackers, baby carrots, a blob of herbed goat’s cheese and lots of salmon.
A bowl of cantaloupe…probably one of my favourite fruits if it’s ripe.
A small bowl of the Liberté Non-fat plain Greek yogurt with a teaspoon of pure maple syrup.
And a cup of coffee sweetened with a tad of Agave Syrup and a splash of non-fat milk…in one of my favourite mugs too. One of my students gave me this for Christmas last year.
As for the trout…. I stuffed it with some herbed butter, onions, garlic and salt and pepper. Then I packed him up in the tin foil and placed it on the BBQ over Indirect Heat. My BBQ has 4 burners, and so I turned two of the burners on medium low heat. I’d say it took about 20 minutes before the meat was falling off the bones and I could peal away the skin.
For some reason, this reminds me of a cartoon cat that feasted on a fish. I just pulled the backbone right off the trout and it came off this clean… a great sign that it was done.
While the trout was cooking away, I prepared a quick stir-fry of onions, garlic, red pepper and baby carrots. Shortly before serving, I added a sprinkle of Cane sugar to caramelize it slightly. I also made some mashed baby potatoes.
And voila..my dinner. I wasn’t able to finish it all, so it was perfect for my lunch the next day.
We went to go see Horrible Bosses last night. And I have to say it was pretty good. It’s basically about 3 friends who have horrible bosses and they conspire to kill them so that their lives are much better. And yes, their bosses truly are horrible. The actors were funny: Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, Jason Bateman, Donald Sutherland, to name a few. We laughed for almost the entire movie. The movie is about 100minutes long. A good length for a movie.
That’s it for me. I’m off to buy my groceries for the week and pick up cat and dog food. Back again soon I hope.