Honey Candied Trout with Lemon Butter

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Honey Candied Trout with lemon butter


  • Two skin-on Trout filets
  • ½ lemon, sliced
  • Lemon juice
  • 1 bunch dill sprigs
  • 1 tbs capers
  • 5 tsp Sue Bee® honey (divided)
  • 2 tbs butter, softened
  • 2 tsp Canola or olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Mix olive or canola oil with 2 teaspoons honey. Place the fish skin-down and coat the fish with the honey marinade.
  • Layer on lemon slices, capers, salt and pepper, and dill sprigs, reserving about ½ tablespoon of dill to finely chop.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes. Allow to rest for five minutes.

To make the compound butter

  • Whisk together 2 tablespoons of softened butter with 2 teaspoons of lemon juice. Add 2 teaspoons honey and ½ tablespoon chopped dill.
  • Serve fish with Compound butter and a fresh green salad.
Aunt Sue's Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.
Aunt Sue's® Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.

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