Grilled Trout with Grilled Romaine Salad
Paul Virant created this dish on the fly while he was visiting his brother Tom in Washington, DC, one Memorial Day. "I wanted to do the entire dish on the grill, so I didn't have to go inside," he says. The lemony vinaigrette is delicious on both the crispy trout and the smoky charred lettuce, so he liberally dresses both, before and after grilling. More Grilled Seafood Recipes
Even when grilled, fresh trout has a light, sweet flavor, which makes it a good partner for the graceful sweetness of German Rieslings, particularly those designated Kabinett. Most good producers offer several Rieslings from several different vineyards; buy a couple and compare them.