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Fjord Trout Escabeche

Fjord Trout has become a favourite amongst gastronomes all over the wold. Why not try this recipe and see if you agree?

Cooking time40-50 min
Difficulty levelMedium



  • Preheat the oven to 100 °C.

  • Cut the Fjord Trout into servings of 100 g and place in an ovenproof dish.

  • Cut fennel, red onion, carrot, celery and leek into 2 mm thin slices.


  • Zest and juice orange, lemon and lime.

  • Combine olive oil with star anise, peppercorns, bay leaves, fennel seeds, mustard seeds and coriander seeds in a sauce pan, and heat up to 120 °C.

  • Add saffron, citrus zest, thyme, rosemary, tarragon and garlic, and cover the pan with cling film. Let the oil stand for a minimum of 30 minutes.

  • Add the citrus juice and strain the warm oil over the vegetables.

  • Season with salt.

  • Reheat the marinade and pour over the Fjord Trout.

  • Bake the Fjord Trout in the oven for 10 minutes until it flakes.

Serve the Fjord Trout with the vegetables and marinade.