Smoked Rainbow Trout Fillets

Sold in quantities of 500g

Our rainbow trout are farmed at Belhaven Trout Company in East Lothian and smoked at nearby Belhaven Smokehouse.

£17.20

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Description

Rainbow trout is a rich source of omega-3 oils and has a flavour often described as earthy or nutty. When smoked, the fillets gain an extra layer of complexity.

The flesh of rainbow trout has a low amount of fat and saturated fat in comparison to other oil-rich fish such as salmon. It pairs well with garden herbs, almonds, lemon and white wine.

Rainbow trout is a versatile fish which can be sautéed, grilled or baked en papillote, and also lends itself well to cold and hot smoking.

A silvery fish with spots over its body and fins, and sometimes a purplish-blue band on its side, rainbow trout is a species native to North America which has been exported to many countries.

Rainbow trout are farmed and consequently recommended by the Marine Conservation Society as a good choice for consumers who care about sustainability.

Nutrition

Per 100g raw rainbow trout
Energy 127kcal
Fat 5.3g (of which saturated fat 1.12g)
Protein 19.9g

Rich in vitamin B12, vitamin D, niacin, phosphorus and selenium.

Storage

Smoked rainbow trout fillets are best eaten as fresh as possible. Keep refrigerated between 0˚C and 5˚C and consume within three days of delivery. If freezing, do so on the day of delivery and consume within two months. We recommend defrosting overnight in the fridge.

How We Package Your Fish

1. First we vacuum pack individual fish portions (if the fillets are small then we will pack them in pairs).
2. Each portion is then weighed and clearly labelled.
3. We add frozen chill packs, which contain non-toxic gel, to a polystyrene box.
4. We pack your order so the chill packs distribute the cold evenly throughout your fish and seafood, ensuring maximum freshness.
5. We seal the box with packing tape and hand it to our courier, who will deliver it to you within 24 hours (or 48 hours if you live in the Scottish Highlands).

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FAQs

What is the minimum order?

There is no minimum order.

How much is the delivery charge?

From Wednesday to Friday, delivery for orders under £60 costs £4.95. Orders over £60 qualify for free delivery.

On a Saturday, delivery for orders under £100 costs £9.99. Orders over £100 qualify for free delivery.

Which courier do you use & where do you deliver to?

We work with DPD and we deliver anywhere on the UK mainland.

When do you deliver?

Our delivery days are Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Due to the nature of the fresh fish supply chain and to ensure you receive the freshest possible fish and seafood at an affordable price, we do not deliver from Sunday, Monday or Tuesday.

Find out more in our FAQs.

Where do you source your fish from?

Each product page clearly says where it comes from. We deal with a range of suppliers, including fish markets in north-east Scotland and reputable aquaculture businesses on the north-west coast of Scotland and in East Lothian. Freshness and quality mean everything to us and we only engage with partners who share our values.

Can you advise on the amount of fish to buy for a special occasion?

We recommend allowing a portion size of between 160g and 200g per person. However if you are catering for a larger amount of people than normal or planning a special meal then our team of fishmongers will be happy to advise you. Call us on 01506 894088 or email, Tuesday to Saturday.

We deliver anywhere on the UK mainland

  • Delivery is free for orders over £60 (Wed-Fri)
  • Delivery costs £4.95 for orders under £60 (Wed-Fri)
  • Saturday delivery is free for orders over £100
  • Saturday delivery costs £9.99 for orders under £100
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