Baked Whole Rainbow Trout with Almonds, Fennel and Orange

This healthy recipe makes a delicious light supper or lunch on its own, or can be paired with a beetroot salad for a bigger plateful.

The cooking time for the trout will depend on the fish and your oven. The last thing you want to do is overcook the trout so check it after 20 minutes and make any adjustments you feel are necessary. 


  • Prep Time10 min
  • Cook Time30 min
  • Total Time40 min
  • Serving Size2
  • Course
    • Main
  • Cooking Method
    • Bake


  • 2 whole rainbow trout
  • 2 bulbs of fennel, thinly sliced, tops reserved
  • 4 celery stalks, finely sliced, leaves reserved
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 orange, sliced
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 2tsp fennel seeds
  • Half tsp chilli flakes
  • Juice of 1 orange
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 glass of white wine
  • Sea salt and fresh ground black pepper
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • A handful of flaked almonds



Set the oven to 180C/160C fan/gas mark 4.5.


Stuff the cavities of the trout with the fennel tops, celery leaves, bay leaves and a slice of orange and lemon.


Arrange a bed of fennel and celery in a casserole dish with a lid and scatter the fennel seeds, chilli flakes, orange and lemon juice and white wine on top. Season with salt and pepper and mix, then lay the trout on top with a few more slices of orange.


Drizzle the olive oil over each fish, put on the lid and bake in the oven for 30 minutes.


Toast the flaked almonds in a little butter or olive oil to sprinkle over the trout on serving.

What's Inside the Box?

Watch this short video to see what you can expect when you place an order with Fresh Fish Daily.

For more details on our packaging click here and for delivery click here. Read our customer reviews here.

FREE Nationwide Shipping

Place Order On
Earliest Delivery
Mon 10am – Tue 10am
Tue 10am – Wed 10am
Wed 10am – Thu 10am
Thu 10am – Mon 10am

Covid-19: Update

Although the rules for self-isolation have changed across the UK, fluctuating infection rates mean the possibility of disruption to the supply chain remains.

Until further notice please DO NOT CONTACT US unless your delivery is more than 24 hours late. The packaging we use is designed to preserve the freshness of your order for longer than is normally required, especially during the colder months.

Unless your delivery is significantly delayed we are confident your purchases will arrive in exceptional condition. If this is not the case we will of course offer a full refund.

Thank you for your patience, understanding and ongoing support.

Skip to content