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Trout with Bacon
(Brythyll a Chig Moch — Wales)

Serve this with carrots and peas as the English do.


  • 12 slices bacon
  • 6 drawn whole trout (about 5 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons minced parsley
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly-ground pepper
  • Minced parsley


  1. Arrange bacon in single layer in broiler pan.
  2. Bake uncovered at 400 degrees F for 10 minutes; drain.
  3. Sprinkle inside of fish with 2 tablespoons parsley, salt and pepper.
  4. Arrange fish in single layer on bacon in pan. Cover and cook until fish flakes easily with fork, about 20 minutes.
  5. Split fish down center along backbone; remove as many bones as possible.
  6. Serve each fish with 2 bacon slices.
  7. Garnish with parsley.

Yield: 6 servings

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