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Batter-Up Walleye Recipe

Batter-Up Walleye Recipe

Nothing is more rewarding than celebrating the day’s catch with friends when you share this fresh appetizer. Substitute your favorite fish! —Alesha Oster, Williston, North Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup biscuit/baking mix
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • Oil for frying
  • 1 pound walleye fillets, skin removed
  • Lemon wedges

Directions

  • 1. In a shallow bowl, mix the first six ingredients. Place milk in a separate shallow bowl. In an electric skillet, heat 1/4 in. of oil to 375°.
  • 2. In batches, dip fish in milk, then coat with baking mix mixture; fry for 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown and fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve immediately with lemon wedges. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 316 calories, 16 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 99 mg cholesterol, 1,096 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 24 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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