Broiled Rainbow Trout with Rice Wine

This is one of a numbner of beautiful aromatic south east Asian rainbow trout recipes on this site. A delicious healthy trout recipe full of flavor. take a look if you want to know the best way to cook trout. one of my favorite rainbow trout recipes for sure!


  • 4 pcs boneless rainbow trout
  • 4 tbsp sugar (approximately 60 g)
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp rosemary
  • ½ tsp thyme
  • 3 tbsp fresh ginger, finely grated
  • 8 tbsp of rice wine
  • 2 tsp parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp sesame oil


Make sure that your freshly caught or freshly bought trout is cleaned properly, gutted and with gills removed. If you are using frozen rainbow trout, make sure to bring it out of the refrigeration a half hour ahead of preparation. Make sure that it is properly clean and excess moisture is wiped off with a paper towel.

For the sauce:

Take a small saucepan and put it over medium heat fire, combine the soy sauce, sugar, half of the rice wine and ginger, mix and stir until sugar is dissolved. Bring the mixture to a boil. Strain the mixture through a stainless sieve.

Take 2 tablespoons from the mixture and mix it with the remaining rice wine and rub the mixture all over the trout fillets to marinate.

Pour back the left over mixture in the sauce pan and bring to a simmer until the volume is reduced into half. In a small mixing bowl, combine the salt, black pepper, rosemary, parsley and thyme. Set aside.

Broiling the trout:

Pre-heat the oven for broiling. Arrange the trout fillet with the skin facing down on the broiling pan.

Brush the fillet with sesame oil. Sprinkle the combined herbs and spices over the trout fillet, both sides.

Adjust the oven rack and place the broiling pan 2-4 inches away from the heat.

Broil for 5 minutes or until the flesh become tender and easily broken up with a fork.

Serving Suggestions:

Put broiled Rainbow Trout in a serving dish and pour over the remainder of the sauce over the top.
Serves : 4
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes

Hope you like this rainbow trout recipe!