Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Trout

Smazhenyi forel’, zavynenyi v solonynu

Preparation info
  • Makes

    2 to 3

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The New Ukrainian Cookbook

By Annette Ogrodnik Corona

Published 2020

  • About

Stuffed with porcini mushrooms and wrapped in smoky pieces of bacon, this is a delightful way of preparing the day’s catch. My grilling choice is trout, but carp or pike are just as tasty. Serve with a variety of pickles, sliced garden tomatoes, and perhaps a good Ukrainian beer.


  • 1 whole (3-pound) trout
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2


Clean and gut the fish, then rinse under cold water and pat dry with paper towels. Season the fish inside and outside with salt and black pepper and set aside.

Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat and add the mushrooms. Cook the mushrooms until they give off their liquid and the liquid has evaporated, about 10 minutes. Stir in the dill, season with salt and black pepper,