A hearty meal for the family, this oven-baked lake trout is smothered in a parmesan sauce.

Servings: 4

Cook Time: 20 minutes


  • 1 pound lake trout fillets
  • 1/4 cup light sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley, optional
  • Paprika to sprinkle on top, optional


  • Preheat oven to 350°F and lightly grease a 13" x 9" baking dish.
  • In a small bowl mix sour cream, mayonnaise, lemon juice, Parmesan cheese, onion, salt and pepper.
  • Place cleaned trout fillets in greased 13" x 9" pan.
  • Spread the parmesan cheese mixture evenly on top of fish. Sprinkle with parsley and paprika, if desired.
  • Bake uncovered at 350°F for about 20 minutes or until fish flakes lightly with a fork (being careful to not overcook the fish).

Recipe courtesy of Cornell University Cooperative Extension.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings

Serving size: 3 ounces

Amount per 3 ounces



% DV*
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 43mg
Sodium 300mg
Total Carbs 2g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 1g
Added Sugars <1g
Protein 14g
Vitamin D 10mcg
Calcium 50mg
Iron trace
Potassium 270mg

*Percent Daily Values are included where available. They are based on a 2,000
calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.