Recipe

Ocean trout with caper and herb buttered spinach

Delicate, flaky ocean trout is beautiful served atop a bed of caper and herb butter sauteed spinach. This makes a quick, tasty and nutritious dinner.

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 8 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Ocean trout with caper and herb buttered spinach
  • 100 gram unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 lemon, finely grated rind
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped dill
  • 2 tablespoon capers
  • 2 bunch english spinach, washed, trimmed
  • 4 ocean trout fillets
  • lemon wedges, to serve

Method

Ocean trout with caper and herb buttered spinach
  • 1
    Melt butter in a large frying pan on high. Add rind, dill and capers. Season to taste. Cook, stirring, 1 minute, until sizzling.
  • 2
    Add spinach to pan. Place trout on top. Season to taste. Reduce heat to low and cover. Cook 5-7 minutes, or until trout is cooked to your liking. Serve.

Notes

Prepare flavoured butter ahead by combining butter, lemon rind, capers and dill in a bowl. Season to taste. Cover and chill. This dish may be cooked in batches by dividing butter and spinach into four portions.