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Hemingway's Trout

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  Whole cleaned trout 48 Ounce (About Six 8 Ounce Each Pieces)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Green onions 3 , chopped (Including Tops)
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Bacon strip 6
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Yellow cornmeal 2 Tablespoon

Arrange fish in a single layer in a baking dish; pour milk over fish and let stand for 10 minutes.
In a small bowl, combine onions, parsley, lemon juice, and pepper.
Remove fish from milk; sprinkle cavity of each trout with salt and spread with onion mixture.
In a wide frying pan over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp.
Remove bacon from pan, drain,and set aside.
Leave 3 tablespoons drippings in pan; reserve remaining drippings.
Combine flour and cornmeal on a piece of wax paper; dredge trout in mixture until coated on both sides.
Heat the 3 tablespoons bacon drippings in pan over medium heat; arrange half the fish in pan.
Cook, turning once, until fish tests done takes 4 to 5 minutes on each side.
Transfer fish to a platter, cover loosely, and keep warm.
Cook remaining fish, adding reserved drippings as needed.
Slip a bacon strip into cavity of each fish.
Garnish with lemon wedges, if desired.

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