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A savory and healthy meal for one

Cooking for one doesn’t have to be hard. In fact, it can be delicious, nutritious, and easy to make. Here’s a great example of a healthy meal for one from a Michelin starred chef.

A fillet of trout has been plated beautifully with colorful vegetables on top. The white plate is sitting on a placemat with silverware.
Michel Triosgros, a member of Samsung’s Club des Chefs, is smiling with his arms crossed. In another picture, he is leaning over the table, delicately preparing a dish.
Meet the Chef Troisgros
Chef Michel Triosgros is the owner of the highly acclaimed and eponymously named Troisgros in Paris. With 3 Michelin stars, he is in high demand, currently working as culinary consultant for Bangkok’s Orient Hotel, a member of the board at Relais & Chateaux, and a partner with Paris’ Hotel Lancaster. He opened the famous Koumir in Moscow in 2001 and is a founding member of Samsung’s Club des Chef.

A rainbow trout is on a cutting board, around which are onions, carrots, zucchinis, red and yellow peppers, multicolored cherry tomatoes, green apples, white and black pepper, Worcestershire sauce, hazelnut oil, salt, mustard, olive oil, and vinegar.

The Ingredients

- 1 rainbow trout(250g), 1 red onion, 2 carrots, 1/2 zucchini, 1 yellow pepper, 1 red pepper, 4 red cherry tomatoes, 4 yellow cherry tomatoes, 1 green apple
- 6 tablespoons of olive oil, 1/3 teaspoon of salt, 1/3 teaspoon of black pepper, 1 teaspoon of mustard, 1 teaspoon of worcestershire sauce, 1/2 teaspoon of sherry vinegar, 1 tablespoon of hazelnut oil, 1/3 teaspoon of white pepper, 1/3 teaspoon of salt

3 Steps to fillet the trout

Step 1: 3 steps to fillet a rainbow trout the right way

- Gently cut through the fish horizontally with your knife, running from the head side to the tail.
- Then cut off the tail and trim the gills and fins.
- Season it lightly with salt and pepper.

cooking the trout

A chef pours the olive oil into the sauté pan and heats it on the Samsung Chef Collection Induction Hob. He places the fish in the pan bastes the fish with the olive oil using a spoon. Using the spatula, he gently flips the fish.

Step 2: Cooking the trout fillets in a sauté pan

- Pour the olive oil into the sauté pan and heat it on the Samsung Chef Collection Induction Hob at medium temperature using the Virtual Flame technology.
- Place the fish in the pan.
- Using a spatula, gently lift the fish and set it back down to ensure it doesn’t stick.
- Add a small amount of olive oil on the fish with a spoon while it is cooking.
- Use the spatula to turn it and cook the other side.
- Season with pepper.

preparing the vegetables

step 3 preparing the vegetables for maximum flavor and freshness
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Step 3: Preparing the vegetables for maximum flavor and freshness

- Take out the apple, carrots, cherry tomatoes, zucchini, and peppers that were kept fresh in the fridge with Twin Cooling Plus™ technology.
- Slice all vegetables—2 carrots, 4 red cherry tomatoes, 4 yellow cherry tomatoes, ½ zucchini, 1 yellow pepper, 1 red pepper, and 1 onion—very thinly. The apple should be cut into long & thin strips.

Cooking the vegetables

Step 4: Cooking the vegetables just right

- While the rainbow trout is being cooked on the Samsung Chef Collection Induction Hob, add the vegetables and the apple in the same pan.
- On one side of the pan, keep cooking the trout, and on the other side, cook the vegetables lightly in the remaining oil so they remain crunchy and fresh.
- On the right, place a smaller pan on the Samsung Chef Collection Induction Hob, and add any remaining vegetables you may have. The flexibility of the induction makes simultaneous stove top cooking easy.

Making the vinaigrette

Step 5: Making the perfect vinaigrette dressing

- To a small sauce pan, add the mustard, worcestershire sauce, and sherry vinegar.
- Add a pinch of fine salt and white pepper.
- Use a spoon to combine all the ingredients completely.
- Using the same spoon, carefully drop the vinaigrette next to the fish.

plating the dish

 A placemat is neatly unfolded on a table. The cooked trout is carefully plated and placed on the mat. Then the vegetables and sauces are delicately arranged around and on the fish. A glass of water and cutlery are arranged nearby.

Step 6: Styling the food to plate your perfect dish

- Carefully place the trout on a serving plate.
- Then arrange the vegetables delicately and artfully around and on the fish.

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