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Bacon Honey Walleye Recipe

Bacon Honey Walleye Recipe

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. YIELD:8 servings


  • 16 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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3.000-3/4 ounces) equals 277 calories, 14 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 148 mg cholesterol, 480 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 31 g protein.

Reviews for Bacon Honey Walleye

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Reviewed Oct. 24, 2013

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

Reviewed Jan. 9, 2010

"Quick and easy and tastes wonderful."

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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