Trout with roasted pecans a la commander's palace

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 eaches Eggs,lightly beaten
2 teaspoons Creole seafood seasoning
6 eaches Trout fillets(6oz ea)
¼ cup Vegetable oil
1 x Lemon wedges
1 cup Milk
1 cup Flour,all-purpose
½ cup Butter,clarified
¼ cup Margarine
1 cup Pecans,shelled
½ each Juice of lemon
¼ cup Butter,unsalted
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons Vegetable oil
1½ cup Fish stock
1 x Black pepper to taste
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
¼ cup Parsley,chopped
2 tablespoons Flour,all-purpose
1 x Salt to taste
½ cup Butter,unsalted
1 each Juice of lemon



1. Prepare Pacan Butter and Creole Meuniere Sauce; set aside. 2. Combine eggs and milk, beating until well blended. 3. Combine seafood seasoning and flour on waxed paper or in pie plate; dredge fillets in seasoned flour, coating well on both sides. 4. Dip fillets in egg-milk mixture, then again in seasoned flour. 5. Melt clarified butter in large skillet over medium-high heat. 6. Place fillets carefully in skillet; saute quickly, turning only once, until crisp and golden brown on both sides, about 3 minutes per side.

7. Arrange fillets on warm serving platter or plates. 8. Top each fillet with heaping teaspoon Pecan Butter, coating entire fillet; sprinkle with heaping tablespoon reserved chopped roasted pecans.


1. Spread pecans on cookie sheet and roast in preheated 350'F. oven 10 minutes.

2. Coarsely chop half the roasted pecans and reserve for garnish. 3. Put remaining pecans in blender or food processor container. 4. Add butter, lemon juice and Worcestershire sauce; blend until very smooth.


1. Heat oil in heavy skillet; remove from heat and add flour. 2. Return to heat and cook, stirring, until roux is medium brown in color.

3. Slowly whisk in stock; bring to a boil, stirring constantly, and simmer 45 minutes.

4. Add salt and pepper.

5. Reansfer sauce (there should be about 1 cup) to 2-quart saucepan; bring to a quick boil.

6. Whisk in softened butter and Worcestershire sauce; continue to whisk until butter is absorbed. 7. Add lemon juice and parsley; whisk again briefly and remove from heat.

8. This sauce should be used within 45 minutes from time ir is completed.

NOTE: Recipe is time-consuming but results are well worth the effort.

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