Honey Walleye Recipe
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Honey Walleye Recipe

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Our state is known as the "Land of 10,000 Lakes", so fishing is a favorite recreation here. This recipe is a quick way to prepare all the fresh walleye that's hooked by the anglers in our family.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings


  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 cups crushed butter-flavored crackers (about 45 to 50)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 to 6 walleye fillets (1-1/2 to 2 pounds)
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup canola oil
  • Lemon wedges, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 389 calories, 22 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 133 mg cholesterol, 514 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 25 g protein.


  1. In a shallow bowl, beat egg; add honey. In a plastic bag, combine crackers and salt. Dip fish in egg mixture, then shake in bag until coated.
  2. In a skillet, cook fillets in oil for 3-5 minutes per side or until golden and fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve with lemon wedges if desired. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Honey Walleye in Country April/May 1994, p49

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Mar. 11, 2011

"Made this recipe when my kids were home from CO. I was very disappointed and won't make it again."

Reviewed Dec. 30, 2010

"This receipe is a keeper.... I've used it twice and am extremely happy with the results!"

Reviewed Aug. 4, 2009

"Turned out great, thanks!"

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