Rainbow trout is such a flavourful fish that it needs very little help when being cooked. You can also put this on a braai and let the trout cook in foil until it’s ready to serve.

What You'll Need - Serves 2 

  • 2 Whole Trout

  • 1 Box Vine Tomatoes

  • 1 Onion

  • 100g Black Olives

  • 4 Garlic Cloves

  • 1 Lemon

  • 1/2 Orange

  • Bunch of Thyme Stems

  • Salt & Pepper

  • Cooking Oil

Prep - 15 Minutes 

  • Preheat oven at 200 degrees

  • Pat down the trout with a paper towel to remove any excess water

  • Season the skin and inside the fish with salt and pepper

  • Slice the 1/2 lemon and layer 2 slices inside each trout.

  • Finely slice the onion and lay it in an oven proof dish.

  • Dice the garlic and add it to the onions. Add the thyme stems to this as well.

  • Place the Trout on top of the onions. Add the cherry tomatoes whole on top of the trout as well as the olives.

  • Squeeze the juice of the other half of the lemon evenly around the Trout and do the same with the orange.

  • Drizzle with vegetable oil.

Let's Get Cooking - 20 Minutes 

  • Place the fish into the preheated oven and bake for 15 -20 minutes until the onions are cooked and tomatoes are soft.