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Baked Steelhead

Baked Steelhead

By Traeger Kitchen

Lemon and herb buttery goodness. This steelhead fillet is covered in Italian dressing and our Blackened Saskatchewan rub before getting doused in garlic butter and baked to flaky perfection.

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

20 Minutes




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Units of Measurement:
1 steelhead fillet
As Needed (16 oz) bottle Italian dressing
3 Tablespoon unsalted butter
Traeger Blackened Saskatchewan Rub
1/2 shallot, minced
2 Clove garlic, minced
1 lemon


  • 1

    When ready to cook, start the Traeger according to grill instructions. Set the temperature to 350 degrees F and preheat, lid closed for 10-15 minutes.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

  • 2

    Put butter in a small cast iron pan and place inside Traeger while preheating to soften. Pour Italian dressing over fillet to evenly coat.

    • 1  steelhead fillet

    • As Needed (16 oz) bottle Italian dressing

    • 3 Tablespoon unsalted butter

  • 3

    Shake Traeger Blackened Saskatchewan rub evenly in a thin layer to cover dressing. Mince shallot and garlic.

    •  Traeger Blackened Saskatchewan Rub

    • 1/2  shallot, minced

    • 2 Clove garlic, minced

  • 4

    Remove butter from pre-heated grill, careful as the cast iron will be hot. Stir in shallots and garlic.

  • 5

    Spread a nice thick layer of mixture on the top-middle of the fillet. Cut lemon into thin slices and place on top of butter mix.

    • 1  lemon

  • 6

    Place steelhead on the grill and cook for 20 to 30 minutes, until fish is flaky, being careful not to over cook.

  • 7

    Remove fillet from the grill. Enjoy!

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