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Trout Stir Fry with Chinese Rice Noodles Recipe

Trout Stir Fry Photo : Karen E Photography

Trout Stir Fry
Photo : Karen E Photography

Trout Stir Fry with Chinese Rice Noodles

Jackie Cameron Head Chef

Jackie Cameron
Head Chef

Stir fries take me back to my junior school days. I had a friend, Bryan, and his parents organised a make-your-own-stir-fry birthday party! I was in my element! It was a very novel idea considering there were no cooking shows or Master Chef competitions in those days. Bowls of vegetables, meat, fish, seeds, oil and soya surrounded us and we were all encouraged compile then cook our own stir fries. So clever because children, generally, have different preferences. We all had a blast! And now when I think stir fry, I step back in time to a very happy place. This trout stir-fry recipe, using combinations you can find in your pantry, is tasty, quick and easy.

Serves: 4


  • 45gr Monkey Nuts
  • 25gr Butter
  • 25ml Sunflower Oil
  • 15ml Sesame Oil
  • 100gr Onions, sliced
  • 60gr Red or/and Yellow Peppers, sliced
  • 10gr Garlic, grated
  • 10gr Ginger, grated
  • 50gr Carrots, peeled and sliced lengthways
  • 160gr Baby Marrows, sliced lengthways
  • 10ml Lemon Zest
  • 30ml Fresh Mint, chopped


  1. Place the monkey nuts in the oven to slightly roast, set aside.
  2. In a pan/wok heat the butter, sunflower oil and sesame oil.
  3. Add the onions, peppers, garlic and ginger, sauté until cooked.
  4. Add the carrots and baby marrows, cooking until al dente (firm to the bite).
  5. Finish off with the lemon zest, mint and reserved monkey nuts.

2 Sides - Raw Trout, seared in butter and roughly cut up

Yields: When cooked 220gr meat on average


  • 125gr Chinese Rice Noodles, cook as instructed


  • 12.5ml Kikkoman Soya Sauce
  • 25ml freshly squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 5ml White Wine Vinegar


  1. Mix all together.
  2. Mix the sauce with the noodles and place into serving bowls, top with vegetables and the trout. Serve immediately.

Please post your comments and any food-related questions below. I look forward to hearing from you.

Jackie Cameron
Hartford House, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
+27 33 263 2713