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Idaho Trout with Blackberry Compote

Idaho Trout with Blackberry Compote
    Idaho accounts for a significant portion of the nation’s total rainbow trout production. This blackberry trout recipe is a delicious way to combine two of Idaho’s most beloved ingredients: fresh trout and juicy blackberries. The tangy sweetness of the blackberry compote perfectly complements the rich flavor of the trout, creating a dish that is both elegant and comforting. Whether you’re an experienced home cook or a novice in the kitchen, this recipe is sure to impress.

    Categorized: Entrées


    • 2 trout fillets
    • Salt and pepper
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1/2 cup blackberries
    • 1 tablespoon sugar
    • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


    • Season the trout fillets with salt and pepper on both sides.

    • Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.

    • Add the trout fillets to the skillet and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.

    • Remove the trout from the skillet and set aside.

    • In the same skillet, add the blackberries, sugar, balsamic vinegar, ginger, and cinnamon.

    • Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the blackberries have broken down and the mixture has thickened into a compote, about 5-7 minutes.

    • Spoon the blackberry compote over the trout fillets and serve immediately.