Walleye Delight Recipe
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I love fish and think grilling is one of the best ways to prepare it. The combination of lemon juice, basil and other seasonings is fantastic.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 pound walleye, pike, perch or trout fillets
  • 2 teaspoons butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1/2 to 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1-3/4 cups sliced fresh mushrooms

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 183 calories, 9g fat (0 saturated fat), 70mg cholesterol, 199mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.


  1. Coat an 18-in. square piece of heavy-duty foil with cooking spray Place fillets on foil. Spread with butter. Sprinkle with lemon juice, basil, lemon-pepper and garlic salt. Top with mushrooms.
  2. Seal foil tightly. Grill, covered, over medium-hot heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Carefully remove foil to allow steam to escape. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Walleye Delight in Country Woman July/August 1997, p36

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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