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Honey-Fried Walleye Recipe

Honey-Fried Walleye Recipe

We fish on most summer weekends, so we have lots of fresh fillets. Everyone who tries this crisp, golden fish loves it. It's my husband's favorite, and I never have leftovers. Honey gives the coating a deliciously different twist. —Sharon Collis, Colona, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 cup coarsely crushed saltines (about 22 crackers)
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 to 6 walleye fillets (about 1-1/2 pounds)
  • Canola oil
  • Additional honey

Directions

  • 1. In a shallow bowl, beat egg and honey. In another bowl, combine the cracker crumbs, flour, salt and pepper. Dip fillets into egg mixture, then coat with crumb mixture.
  • 2. In a large skillet, heat 1/4 in. of oil; fry fish over medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Drizzle with honey. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 189 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 133 mg cholesterol, 296 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 25 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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