Baked Trout with Mustard Crème Fraiche Sauce

This simple, easy roasted fish dish tastes so delicious and is ready in just 10 minutes.

Course Main Course
Keyword fish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 4 8-ounce fillets trout (can also use red snapper)
  • 8 ounces crème fraiche
  • 3 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons capers drained
  • 1 tablespoon whole-grain mustard
  • 1/2 shallot minced
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Add fish to baking sheet, skin side down, and season generously with salt and pepper.

  3. Combine crème fraiche, dijon mustard, whole-grain mustard, capers, shallot, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a bowl. Stir well to combine. 

  4. Pour mixture evenly on top of fish, making sure fish is completely covered. Bake for 10 minutes, until fish flakes easily. 

  5. Serve immediately, spooning extra sauce over fish.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Food Network / Ina Garten.