Trout with grapefruit and almonds
Trout with grapefruit and almonds

Trout with grapefruit and almonds

Preparation 20 minutes
Cooking time 25 minutes
Servings 4


  • 2 whole trouts, trimmed
  • 6 slices lemon
  • Salt and pepper
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) unsalted butter
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) slivered almonds
  • 2 grapefruits, supremed
  • Zest of 1 grapefruit
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) chopped chives
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat the barbecue for indirect cooking, one side set to high, the other to low.
  2. Season the inside and outside of the fish with salt and pepper.
  3. Place 3 lemon slices in the cavity of each fish, and transfer to separate sheets of aluminum foil.
  4. Fold foil into packets.
  5. Place the fish packets on the low-heat side of the barbecue and close the lid.
  6. Cook for 20 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat and set aside.
  8. Meanwhile, in a skillet on the stove over medium-high heat, melt the butter until foamy.
  9. Add the almonds and brown for about 2 minutes.
  10. Add the grapefruit supremes, the zest and the chives, and heat through.
  11. Open the fish packets and serve with the grapefruit-almond butter.
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