Alcohol Europe French Fry Seafood Trout Vegetables

Trout with Capers

Trout with Capers
Written by Lorna C

Trout with Capers is a traditional British recipe everybody should know. Fast and clean with a lovely caper kick. Only takes one glass of white wine so plenty left over to have with the Trout. Served as a main dish with seasonal greens and boiled potatoes for a delight.

Trout with Capers

Trout with Capers

A simple dish that I had on a lovely holiday years ago. Still brings back good memories.
4.59 from 43 votes
Print Facebook Pinterest Twitter Add to Collection
Course: Main Dish, Sauce
Cuisine: British
Keyword: Alcohol, Seafood, Trout
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 6kcal



  • Melt the butter and olive oil in a large frying pan until it sizzles.
  • Put the trout – skin (or skinned) side down – and fry for 1 minute.
  • Flip and fry for about 4 minutes.
  • Turn and fry again for 4 minutes.
  • Turn once more and fry for a further minute until the fish is cooked and hot.
  • Remove the fish, keep it warm and add the glass of wine, capers and chopped parsley to the pan.
  • Scrape the residue from the frying pan and stir the mixture thoroughly.
  • Pour the sizzling juices over the fish and serve with some new potatoes and buttered veg or a salad.


Calories: 6kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 0.2g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02g | Sodium: 741mg | Potassium: 10mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0.1g