Pecan Smoked Trout Spread Recipe

Submitted by:

American Pecan Council |

This trout spread can be added to top a crostini or any type of cracker.


  • 2 tablespoon pecan meal
  • 1/2 pound whole pecans, in-shell for smoke, soaked thoroughly in water and drained
  • 1 trout, cleaned, scaled and filleted
  • Salt and sugar for cure (50:50 ratio)
  • 1/4 cup mascarpone
  • 1 tablespoon reserved lemon (or lemon zest)
  • 1 tablespoon tarragon
  • 1 tablespoon shallots, minced
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 6 dashes Tabasco or other hot sauce


  1. Generously season trout filets with 50:50 salt/sugar mixture and let rest for 30 minutes.
  2. Rinse fillets and place on a hot smoke fire on grill using the in-shell pecans as the smoke source. Cool.
  3. Combine all ingredients and mix until combined. Chill.
  4. Serve on crostini with herb salad.

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