How do you know when rainbow trout is cooked?

Chef's answer
Flip the trout half way through the cooking time, unless it's less than half an inch (1 cm) thick. If you're cooking rainbow trout wrapped in foil or sauce, add five minutes to the cooking time. Rainbow trout that's opaque and flakes easily with a fork is ready to be enjoyed.
Frequently asked Questions 🎓
To test for doneness when cooking the trout, insert a fork at the thickest point of the fish. Perfectly cooked fish is nearly opaque, should be very moist, and will flake easily with a fork. Fish that looks slightly dry is overcooked. Undercooked fish will look translucent and raw.
When you start cooking fish it's rather shiny and translucent. When it's done, fish will be opaque. Flake easily with a fork. When fish is finished cooking, it'll flake apart with a fork (more on that next).25 Nov 2020
Don't Overcook Trout should be moist and fork-tender. Overcooking dries out and toughens the fish. Trout is done when it flakes easily when probed with a fork.
Heat two tablespoons of oil in the skillet on medium-high heat until you see the oil shimmer and thin wisps of smoke start to rise. Carefully lay the fish skin-side down in the center of the skillet. The skillet should hiss and crackle
You can season the fish at the same time by adding salt and pepper, hot sauce (but NOT Worcestershire or garlic - these seem NOT to go w/fish) or whatever herb or spice you wish and it will add a very delicate flavor.24 Mar 2007
Freshwater trout is low in calories but high in protein. A healthy source of omega-3 fatty acids, trout is also naturally rich in B vitamins (thiamin, riboflavin, and niacin), vitamin D, phosphorus, and iron. Trout is also a good dietary source of iodine.8 Jun 2020
The flesh of rainbow trout is white, pink or orange. When the meat is cooked, it has a delicate flake and the color pales. Trout feed can contain pigments to produce desired flesh colors. The fillets need to be firm, resilient and have a fresh appearance.
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