Pan-frying is a classic way to prepare delicate freshwater fish fillets like trout. In this recipe, we replaced the usual bread crumbs or crushed corn flakes with our Speckled Brown Rice Blend, adding a nutty, almost sweet flavor to the tender fish.

Prep time: 10 min

Cook time: 15 min

Total time: 25 min

Trout with Speckled Brown Rice Blend Crust
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods


Makes 6 servings

  • 6 Trout Fillets

  • 1/2 Cup All-Purpose Flour

  • 2 Eggs

  • 3 Tablespoons Half And Half

  • Salt

  • Ground Black Pepper

  • 2 Cups Speckled Brown Rice Blend, cooked and cooled

  • 6 Tablespoons Olive Oil


  1. Dredge fillets in flour. Set aside.

  2. Beat eggs together with half-and-half in medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Add Speckled Brown Rice Blend to separate bowl. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. Dip one floured fillet into egg wash, then place into rice, pressing to adhere rice to fish. Set aside. Repeat with remaining fish fillets.

  4. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in skillet over high heat. Add two fillets, and cook for about 2 minutes per side or to desired doneness. Remove fillets from skillet and keep warm. Add additional oil as needed and repeat with remaining fillets.