Summer is here, bringing warmer days and brighter evenings that call for light and delicious seasonal dishes. Whether you’re planning a picnic, hosting a barbecue or just looking for a simple midweek meal, our hot and cold smoked trout is ready to take centre stage in the kitchen.
Packed with good-for-you omega-3 fatty acids, smoked trout is a wonderfully healthy protein that can be used with countless flavours in recipes from around the world. And because our fish comes pre-sliced and ready to eat, it’s delightfully easy to cook with — ready for your next culinary creation! We’ve rounded up some recipes from around the web for inspiration on how to use smoked trout in some deliciously different ways. Happy eating!
Creamy gnocchi with smoked trout and dill
Pairing soft potato gnocchi and smoked trout, this is a light and healthy dish from BBC Good Food. Gnocchi only take a few minutes to prepare, and the light, creamy sauce in this recipe can be whipped up in no time. Ideal for those midweek nights when you fancy fish without the fuss.
Though chef Yottam Ottolenghi is famous for recipes that involve myriad ingredients, the flavours in this bold summer salad include a lot of store cupboard favourites, like frozen peas, lemons and fennel seeds. Teamed with some soft goat’s cheese, fresh fennel and our hot smoked trout, it makes for a light lunch that’s packed with flavour.
Smoked fish pâté is a classic favourite, and this recipe from Bon Appetit blends delicious smoked trout with red onion, celery, sour cream and mayonnaise, for a crunchy mix that can be spread on anything from toast to crackers. Though it’s called a ‘salad’ in the recipe, there’s no lettuce to be seen — it’s an American term for mayonnaise-based mixtures that are often used as salad or sandwich fillers. Now you know!
If you’re looking for a way to use up any leftover boiled potatoes in the fridge, why not try this quick recipe for potato hash from Jamie Oliver? Using hot smoked trout instead of the traditional corned beef, Jamie specifies sustainably sourced fish in his recipe, so our RSPCA-assured trout fits the bill perfectly.
This simple pasta recipe from Sainsbury’s calls for in-season courgettes and ‘capelli d’angelo’, which in Italian means ‘angel hair’, so named because of its long, delicate strands. Don’t forget, you can pick up RR. Spink & Sons smoked trout at Sainsbury’s stores throughout Scotland, so shopping for this recipe will be almost as easy as cooking it!