Blackened Trout With Cajun Cream Sauce Camping Recipe

Fast and flavorful camping food often starts with fish! This Blackened Trout With Cajun Cream Sauce Cast Iron Skillet Camping Recipe is one of my go-to recipes for an easy camp dinner.

I make it with different types of fish and when I served it to my brother-in-law on a camping trip … he said it was THE BEST MEAL HE ATE IN HIS LIFE! I never told him how easy it was to make. LOL

Blackened Trout With Cajun Cream Sauce Cast Iron Skillet Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies

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Blackened Trout With Cajun Cream Sauce

As written, this recipe serves four but it can quickly be scaled up to feed more people or down to make camping meals for two.

Cajun Spice Mix Camp Recipe by CampingForFoodies is used in this Blackened Trout With Cajun Cream Sauce Cast Iron Skillet Camping Recipe

When I say you can use a prepared Cajun spice mix for this Blackened Trout … I am sorta kidding … because my Cajun Spice Mix Camping Recipe is soooooooo easy and yummy!

I really can’t understand why anyone would ever take the shortcut. I’m guessing you will love my blend and will keep it on hand in your pantry all year round!

Cajun Cream Sauce Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies is used in this Blackened Trout With Cajun Cream Sauce Cast Iron Skillet Camping Recipe

I am a firm believer that sauce can make a piece of firewood taste great!

This blackened trout is totally delicious without the sauce … BUT … it is OVER-THE-TOP when it is served with my Cajun Cream Sauce Camping Recipe!!!

You can make it ahead of time and just keep it in your RV refrigerator or camp cooler till you are ready to eat. When you are finished with your meal, make sure you take care of the cast iron skillet you cooked it in … if you do, it will last for generations!

Check out our Cleaning And Seasoning Cast Iron Dutch Oven Cookware post for tips on maintaining your camp cooking gear in top shape!


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This Campfire Fish Grilled In Foil Packets features a sauce with white wine and garlic. The flaky white fish is fast, simple and delicious!

If you like Spanish flavor influences, try this One Pot Cast Iron Fish that is cooked in one skillet with rice. This entire meal is a great option if you’re looking for gluten free camping food.


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Blackened Trout With Cajun Cream Sauce Cast Iron Skillet Camping Recipe by CampingForFoodies

Blackened Trout With Cajun Cream Sauce Camping Recipe

Camping For Foodies Dinner Camping Recipes: Blackened Trout With Cajun Cream Sauce Camp Recipe
4.80 from 15 votes
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Course: Dinner Camping Recipes
Cuisine: Cajun
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 11 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 240kcal
Author: Kim Hanna

Ingredients

  • 4 Trout fillets
  • Approximately 4 tablespoons Cajun Spice Mix the amount you use will vary depending on the size of the fillets and how spicy you want the fish to taste
  • Approximately 2 tablespoons butter
  • Approximately 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Instructions

  • Heat a cast iron skillet over med/high heat.
  • Heat the butter/oil combination to high heat but not to smoking/burning; you will know the fat mixture is hot enough when you put a corner of the fish in and you see little bubbles (see note below).
  • Pat fish dry with paper towels before adding Cajun Spice Mix.
  • Dust the fish with as much Cajun Spice Mix as you desire, if the fish fillets have flesh on both sides, I dust both sides; if one side is flesh and the other side is skin, only put the spice mix on the flesh side. Get my Cajun Spice Mix Camping Recipe here https://www.campingforfoodies.com/cajun-spice-mix-camp-recipes/
  • Cook in fat with skin side in the pan first, when it is browned, turn over and cook remaining side.
  • When the spice mix is browned and the fish flakes easily, it is done (don’t overcook it.)
  • Depending on your elevation and the thickness of the fish, you will probably only need to cook this about 6 minutes total.

Notes

I say the butter and vegetable oil measurements are approximate because it depends on the size of your skillet and the size of your fish. Just put in equal parts of each, enough to generously cover the bottom of your pan because you’re basically pan-frying this fish.
Here are a few more useful links:
Dutch Oven Temperature Chart https://www.campingforfoodies.com/dutch-oven-temperature-chart/
Camping For Foodies Recipes List https://www.campingforfoodies.com/camping-recipes-list/

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 240kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 3337mg | Fiber: 1g

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