Bacon Honey Walleye Recipe
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Bacon Honey Walleye Recipe

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The texture and flavor of the walleye is only enhanced by this recipe‘s savory-sweet topping. It takes only a few minutes to grill.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Grill: 15 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Grill: 15 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 16 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, partially cooked
  • 4 walleye fillets (2-1/2 pounds)
  • 1 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3-3/4 ounce-weight: 277 calories, 14g fat (6g saturated fat), 148mg cholesterol, 480mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 31g protein.


  1. Fold four 18x15-in. pieces of heavy-duty aluminum foil in half; fold up edges to make pans about 12x7 in. Place four strips of bacon in each foil pan; top each with a fillet and 1/4 cup onion. Drizzle with butter and honey. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Grill, covered, over medium heat 12-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Open foil carefully to allow steam to escape. Cut fillets in half; serve each with two bacon strips. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Bacon Honey Walleye in Taste of Home June/July 2006, p61

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 89904
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2013

"Very good, served with green beans, rice pilaf and cheddar jalapeño bread."

loriborgen User ID: 1227323 141124
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2010

"quick and easy and tastes wonderful."

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