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Super Smoked Trout Recipe

With it being Super Bowl weekend and a number of you Nebraska anglers with rainbow trout in your freezers, I thought no better time than now to pass along once again a super-tasty smoked trout recipe to make for your Super Bowl party!

This is one of the easiest recipes to complete for smoked trout whether at home or in the cabin, no smoker needed! It comes to us from Jo Momsen whom I work with at our NE Game and Parks Omaha Office. If you know Jo, she can cook! Give Jo’s recipe a whirl for your football festivities, you and your guests will love it!

Super Smoked Trout

3 or more whole trout

1 cup Morton’s Tender Quick

8 tsp. Liquid Smoke

½ cup ice cream salt (for a bit saltier taste)

1 gallon water

Mix above ingredients. Soak and refrigerate fish 12-24 hours. Drain fish and bake on a greased cookie sheet for 4 hours at 200ºF. Turn once after 2 hours. Serve as a meal or as an appetizer with unsalted crackers. To keep: wrap tightly in freezer paper and freeze.

About greg wagner

A native of Gretna, NE, a graduate of Gretna High School and Bellevue University, Greg Wagner currently serves as the Public Information Officer and Manager for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission's Service Center in Omaha. On a weekly basis, Wagner can be heard on a number of radio stations, seen on local television in Omaha, and on social media channels, creatively conveying natural resource conservation messages as well as promoting outdoor activities and destinations in Nebraska. Wagner, whose career at Game and Parks began in 1979, walks, talks, lives, breathes and blogs about Nebraska’s outdoors. He grew up in rural Gretna, building forts in the woods, hunting, fishing, collecting leaves, and generally thriving on constant outdoor activity. One of the primary goals of his blog is to get people, especially young ones, to have fun and spend time outside!

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