Baked Trout with Lemon, Capers and Dill
Breville Test Kitchen

Breville Test Kitchen

Baked Trout with Lemon, Capers and Dill

This is a simple and delicious way to cook trout. The low temperature produces incredibly moist and tender flesh while the capers and dill compliment the mild tasting fish.
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25 mins total time

10 mins active time


Serves 2



  • extra-virgin olive oil icon
    ¼ cup (2 fl oz) extra-virgin olive oil


  • butterflied trout icon
    2 x 12 oz butterflied trout
  • shallot icon
    2 shallots

    finely chopped

  • clove garlic icon
    2 cloves garlic

    thinly sliced

  • capers icon
    3 tbsp capers
  • sea salt icon
    ½ tsp sea salt
  • aleppo pepper icon
    ¼ tsp aleppo pepper
  • lemon icon
    1 lemon

    to zest and juice

  • dill fronds icon
    1 tbsp dill fronds

    coarsely chopped

  • lemon icon

    to serve


  • 1Insert the wire rack in the middle position. Set the oven to Bake, Convection, 200°F, for 20 minutes and press Start to preheat. Meanwhile, continue to the next step.  
  • 2Spread 1 tablespoon of the oil over the base of the roasting pan. Place the trout, skin-side down, in the pan. Sprinkle with the shallots, garlic, capers, salt, pepper and lemon zest.
  • 3Combine the lemon juice and remaining oil and spoon over the trout.  
  • 4Once preheated, place the pan in the oven and cook for 20 minutes. 
  • 5To test if the trout is cooked, insert a meat thermometer into the thickest part, it should read 145°F. If not, cook it a little longer.
  • 6Sprinkle with dill and serve with lemon.
Main course
Gluten Free
Dairy Free

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