Fish Recipe: Almond Crusted Fried Walleye Fillet | Ice Fishing Digest

There’s no better feeling than coming off the frozen waters after a productive day of ice fishing and then sitting down to a great, tasty plate of cooked walleye fillets. Here’s our extremely easy walleye recipe that’s to mess up and is sure to satisfy.

Recipe: Almond Crusted Walleye Fillet

1 or more walleye or saugeye fillet
½ cup almond meal (ground almonds
panko (Japanese bread crumbs)
salt and pepper
1 egg, beaten
4 tablespoons unsalted butter (divided)
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 fresh peach or pear, sliced
splash of dry white wine (sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, etc.)
Mix the almond meal with a little panko and the salt and pepper.

Place fish fillet in egg wash then roll in almond meal/panko mixture.

Melt 2 tablespoons butter and 2 tablespoons canola oil in a pan over medium-low heat, then add fish and sauté about 4 minutes per side (depending on thickness).

Remove the walleye to paper towels, turn heat to medium-high and add the sliced fruit.

Stir and fry for a minute then add 2 tablespoons butter to sauce and cook until butter browns.

Add wine & reduce. Place the fish fillet on a plate surrounded by fruit and drizzled with sauce.

Makes 2 servings.

Cooking Equipment You’ll Need

Hard-Anodized Aluminum Nonstick Cookware Frying Pan

Large Bamboo Cutting Board

High Heat-Resistant Premium Silicone Spatulas for Cooking/Baking – Utensil Set

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