Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.
View your shopping cart Shopping Cart | My Account | Help | Become a Fan on Facebook Become a Fan | Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us | Watch Us on YouTube Watch Us | Subscribe to our RSS Feeds Subscribe
Browse ProductsAuthorsArticlesBlogsEncyclopediaNewslettersAffiliate ProgramContact UsBooksellers
LLEWELLYN JOURNAL
Article Topics
List of Articles
RSS Data Feeds
Mission Statement
Use of Our Articles
Writers' Guidelines

Email Exclusives
Sign up to receive special offers and promotions from Llewellyn.

Get the Latest Issue of New Worlds

January/February 2017 Issue

New Worlds Catalog

Get the FREE app for your tablet and mobile device. Now available in the iTunes Store†and the Google Play Store

Also available as a PDF File.

Click for more information about New Worlds or to receive issues via mail.


The Llewellyn Journal
Print this Article Print this Article

Recipe: Trout with Peanut Pasta

This article was written by Noel Tyl
posted under Crafts

You're not going to believe how simple and freshly delectable this dish is. You make it in ten easy minutes and remember it for several days. No trout swims away from this pasta—come on, I assure you.

Ingredients (for two)
1-2 tbsp. Olive oil
1 tbsp. Reduced calorie chunky peanut butter
3 Cloves of garlic, chopped
1 Lemon to squeeze
2 Trout halves, filleted (easily available frozen; best buy in your market.) Note: one side of each half will have skin on it; donít worry, itís delectable.
3 or 4 tbsp. (Italian seasoned) bread crumbs
4 oz. Angel hair pasta
2 Portions of freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation time: About 10-12 minutes, start to finish.

1. Put your water for the pasta in your pasta pot, cover, and set it on LOW (getting a head-start on the last-minute cooking of the pasta).
2. Into a nifty little bowl, put 1 tbs of the oil and the peanut butter; fork blend to smooth. Put aside.
3. Into your skillet, put the remaining 2 tbs oil and the chopped garlic; heat at medium/medium-high (about 1 1/2 minutes, just until the garlic starts to turn slightly amber).
4. Bread the trout halves--no eggs, no water; just dredge the fish in the breadcrumbs until the fish is coated (skin side as well).
5. Now, your skillet is surely very hot; the garlic is turning color a bit; add the trout halves, skin side up. Set your timer for three minutes—turn the water for the pasta up to high.
6. After three minutes, using a spatula and guiding fork or spoon, turn the Trout halves over carefully and reset your timer for a final three minutes.
7. Put the angel hair pasta into the boiling water and cook it for no more than 2 minutes; al dente; it will cook very quickly.
8. Everything is done at once. Off with the fish; spatula the halves one to each plate, skin side down, and then squeeze the one-half lemon over each half evenly.
9. Quickly drain the pasta in a colander, return the pasta to the empty pot, and pour the peanut butter sauce over the pasta and fork mix gently.
10 Portion one-half the coated pasta onto each plate next to the crustyish golden-bronze trout halves, and then put the grated Parmesan on top of the pasta.

Thatís all there is to it.

Serve a very cold Pinot Grigio wine if you wish and sing your nuttiest version of "O Sole Mio," to keep the trout in mainstream Italian swim.


Please note that the use of Llewellyn Journal articles
is subject to certain Terms and Conditions

If one thing has been sacred to our species since time immemorial, it is our trees. Dwelling between the realms of earth and sky, we humans are beings of both worlds, and our very life is a balance and synthesis of form and spirit, below and above. What more appropriate symbol for this could there be than a tree, rooted in the earth, and... read this article
A Checklist to Discern Your Empathic Abilities
Being Physically Active: Plan for Success by Planning for Failure
The Witch's Crown: Sovereignty, Power, and the Faery Tradition
The 7 Habits You Must Adopt in 2017
Trance Dance Your Way to Happiness

Most recent posts:
Not just for tarot beginners
Tarot Fundamentals is the first in the three part series. This first volume provides over 600 pages of everything you need to develop a strong...

Into the Realm of Enchantment: Pop Culture and Magical Consciousness
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Storm Faerywolf, author of the new Betwixt & Between. Magic is the heart of witchcraft. The...

When Mindless is Better Than Mindful
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Sharon Lipinski, author of the new 365 Ways to Live Generously. Some things you have to think about...





Impressionists Tarot Kit Impressionists Tarot Kit
By: Corrine Kenner, Arturo Picca
Price: $29.95 US,  $34.95 CAN
Everyday Witch Tarot Everyday Witch Tarot
By: Deborah Blake, Elisabeth Alba
Price: $29.99 US,  $34.95 CAN
Llewellyn's 2017 Moon Sign Book Llewellyn's 2017 Moon Sign Book
Conscious Living by the Cycles of the Moon

By: Llewellyn
Price: $11.99 US,  $14.99 CAN
$9.59 US,  $11.99 CAN On Sale!
Llewellyn's 2017 Magical Almanac Llewellyn's 2017 Magical Almanac
Practical Magic for Everyday Living

By: Llewellyn
Price: $11.99 US,  $14.99 CAN
$9.59 US,  $11.99 CAN On Sale!
The Elusive Elixir The Elusive Elixir
By: Gigi Pandian
Price: $14.99 US,  $17.50 CAN