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Baked Walleye Recipe

Walleye is the most popular sport fish our Canadian Fly in Fishing Guests are seeking. Any way you cook it, walleye is very delicious.

Here is a simple recipe on how to bake 6 to 12 walleye fillets. Find more walleye recipes here.


4 eggs
1 1/2 cups breadcrumbs
1 1/2 cups grated Parmesan cheese
3 teaspoon seasoned salt
6 walleye fillets
6 table spoonfuls water
1 1/2 cups instant mashed potato flakes


Preheat your oven to 450 degrees f. this is the best temperature to cooked baked walleye as it is warm enough and not too hot. Grease a baking sheet thoroughly.

Break the eggs in a bowl. Add the six table spoonfuls of water. Beat the mixture together until it runs very smooth. When you are sure it is smooth, set aside.

Put the breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese and potato flakes into another jar and mix them well. Season and salt them until they get the taste you want. Here you can also add other spices that you may find suitable.

Take the walleye fillets one by one. Start by dipping them into the egg mixture. When they are wet and sticky enough, mix them in the breadcrumb mixture. Ensure that each fillet gets both the egg mixture and the breadcrumbs distributed evenly on all sides.

When you are done with each fillet, place it on the baking sheet. The sheet should be large enough to accommodate all the fillets. When you are finished placing the fillets on the sheet, cover with tinfoil and place it in the oven.

Bake the fillets in the oven until you are sure that the fish is opaque at the center and that it flakes easily. Remove the sheet from the oven and leave to cool. Now you have your yummy baked walleye fillets.

Serving suggestions

Baked walleye is the kind of meal that can go with almost everything. It is an excellent choice for dinner. You can serve it either hot or cold. Other things you can serve baked walleye with include vegetables, sauces, soups and even bread. The choice on how to serve walleye entirely depends on you as the cook.

Nutritional Information For Walleye

Generally, eating fish is very beneficial to the health of any individual. Among the benefits you can expect to get from fish include a good source of protein, vitamins and the so important omega oils. There is no need to eat fish in moderation while on your Fly in Fishing Trip. Have walleye for breakfast, lunch and supper the entire time you are on your vacation! From the baked fillets of walleye you can expect the following per serving:

Calories: 221
Fat: 6.3 grams
Cholesterol: 209 mg

Tips For The Best Baked Walleye

The process of baking walleye is really simple. Every oven has its own cooking characteristics, be sure to check the walleye every few minutes if you are baking your walleye in an unfamiliar kitchen. The dry ingredients can be pre-mixed before your fishing trip, and stored in plastic bags.

Baked walleye is the kind of meal you can entertain your family with from time to time. Kids often remark that this is one of the best baked walleye recipes. Try it and you will have your family asking for more. You just need to follow the above simple steps and you will be good to go.

Your Favorite Walleye Recipe

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