Stuffed Ohrid Trout

 

Ohrid trout or the Lake Ohrid brown trout (Salmo letnica) is an endemic species of trout in Lake Ohrid. The Ohrid trout is a specialty in Macedonian gastronomy; it is used for soups and other dishes. You can also apply this recipe to any bigger fish.

 

Ingredients needed:
  • 2 rainbow trouts
  • lemon juice, butter, salt, pepper.

 

Filling:

  • 120 g chopped spinach,
  • 100 g unsalted cheese
  • 1 tbs flour
  • 1 egg yolk
  • sour cream
  • salt and pepper

 
How to prepare:

  1. Clean and dry the trouts inside. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and lemon juice inside.
  2. Prepare the filling by adding all the ingredients (frozen and defrost spinach can be used). Divide the filling and stuff the trouts with it.
  3. Spread butter on aluminium foil, then place each trout in and wrap in the foil. Place in baking pan cover with 2 cm boiling water and bake in the oven. Serve trouts decorated with parsley and lemon wedges.
  4. Serve this dish with Macedonian white wine.

Enjoy!

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