Skip to main content

Walleye Fish Recipe

Walleye Fish Recipe
Print Recipe

Walleye Fish Recipe With Artichokes, Mushrooms, And Tomatoes

by Patty Harrison

The sauce . . .


3 c. mushrooms, sliced thin


1/2 c. butter

11„2 c. red onions, sliced thin

2 Tbsp. garlic, minced

14-ounce can artichoke hearts


4 Tbsp. dry white wine

3 Tbsp. Sambuca liqueur

3 Tbsp. lemon juice


41„2 c. tomatoes, seeded & diced

2 Tbsp. fresh basil

salt & pepper to taste

Sauté mushrooms in butter over medium heat until brown. Stir in onion, garlic, and artichokes. Cook until onion is soft. Stir in white wine, Sambuca, and lemon juice. Add the tomato, basil, salt, and pepper. Cook until sauce thickens.

The walleye . . .

6 fresh walleye fillets

salt & pepper as needed

flour

butter

Season walleye fillets with salt and pepper and dredge in flour. Sauté fillets in butter, about 2 minutes per side. Keep warm.

Spoon thickened sauce over walleye and garnish with basil leaf. Serves six.

Pin Bones

The only thing between you and a totally boneless fillet are the pin bones. These are small rib bones that lie at the right angle to the main ribs, along the upper portion of the rib cage.

Basic Filleting

Make the initial cut at the angle just behind the pectoral fin. Cut with the scales, not through them. Include as much as possible of the loin, where the neck meets the back of the head.

Stomach Cut

Make a stomach cut past the anal fin.

Backbone

Cut down to the backbone, lift the dorsal (back) portion of the fish slightly, and turn the knife blade toward the tail of the fish.

Backbone slide

Making certain to use the butt section of the knife to cut through the rib cage, slide the knife along the backbone toward the tail. Lead with the butt of the knife, making sure to cut as close as possible to the backbone so little meat is wasted.

Rib cage

Remove the rib cage by leading with the butt or middle of the knife and finishing with the middle or tip of the knife. The knife blade should slip just below the ribs, cutting through the epipleural ribs in the process.

Skin

If the fish hasn't been scaled, remove the skin by sliding the blade of the knife between the skin and the fillet. Lead with the butt of the knife, beginning either at the head or tail end of the fillet.

Get Your Fish On.

Plan your next fishing and boating adventure here.

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

Drop-Shotting For Smallies

Drop-Shotting For Smallies

The In-Fisherman crew head to Lake Erie to catch smallmouth bass.

Lake Superior Whitefish on Ice

Lake Superior Whitefish on Ice

Doug Stange joins Capt. Aron Kastern on Lake Superior near Ashland, Wisconsin where they go after whitefish on ice.

Hobie MirageDrive 360 Kayak Propulsion: Amazing Control and Power

Hobie MirageDrive 360 Kayak Propulsion: Amazing Control and Power

The Hobie MirageDrive 360 pedal propulsion system is the pinnacle of kayak control with more efficient fin designs, glide technology and allows the boat to be moved in any direction.

Channel Cats on Ice

Channel Cats on Ice

The In-Fisherman staff reveals some of the hottest action of the winter season, as they show how to ice 20-pound channel catfish.

See More Popular Videos

Trending Articles

Lunar followers often check moon phases as well as timing of minors and majors.The Effects of Solunar Forces on Bass Fishing Bass

The Effects of Solunar Forces on Bass Fishing

Steve Quinn - June 22, 2020

Lunar followers often check moon phases as well as timing of minors and majors.

This walleye recipe is a colorful and delicious way to serve your most recent catch.Walleye Baked with Sweet Peppers & Onions Recipe Fish Recipes

Walleye Baked with Sweet Peppers & Onions Recipe

Tom Kavanaugh

This walleye recipe is a colorful and delicious way to serve your most recent catch.

One angler's forgotten, overlooked, underutilized musky lure is another fisherman's all-time favorite.Forgotten (Or Temporarily Overlooked) Muskie Lures Pike & Muskie

Forgotten (Or Temporarily Overlooked) Muskie Lures

Cory Schmidt - August 25, 2020

One angler's forgotten, overlooked, underutilized musky lure is another fisherman's all-time...

Bass rigs can be simple or complex, but most have evolved to include multiple variations.Bass Rigs You Need to Be Fishing Bass

Bass Rigs You Need to Be Fishing

Matt Straw

Bass rigs can be simple or complex, but most have evolved to include multiple variations.

See More Trending Articles

More Fish Recipes

This hearty fish pie dish is particularly welcome after a winter day on ice or open water.Irish Fish Pie Recipe Fish Recipes

Irish Fish Pie Recipe

Chef Lucia Watson

This hearty fish pie dish is particularly welcome after a winter day on ice or open water.

This catfish recipe is covered in a savory almond-garlic sauce.Catfish Amandine Recipe Fish Recipes

Catfish Amandine Recipe

In-Fisherman Online Staff

This catfish recipe is covered in a savory almond-garlic sauce.

This Smoked Trout Frittata Recipe makes a nice dish for breakfast or brunch.Smoked Trout Frittata Recipe Fish Recipes

Smoked Trout Frittata Recipe

Chef Lucia Watson

This Smoked Trout Frittata Recipe makes a nice dish for breakfast or brunch.

You're going to love this Beer-Battered Fish Fingers Recipe! These deep-fried walleye strips are tasty and dress up nicely when served in a basket or on a plate with fresh fruit such as grapes and strawberries.Beer-Battered Fish Fingers Recipe Fish Recipes

Beer-Battered Fish Fingers Recipe

In-Fisherman

You're going to love this Beer-Battered Fish Fingers Recipe! These deep-fried walleye strips...

See More Fish Recipes

Magazine Cover

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE Arrow

Buy Digital Single Issues

Don't miss an issue.
Buy single digital issue for your phone or tablet.

Buy Single Digital Issue on the In-Fisherman App

Other Magazines

Special Interest Magazines

See All Special Interest Magazines

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Phone Icon

Get Digital Access.

All In-Fisherman subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets.

To get started, click the link below to visit mymagnow.com and learn how to access your digital magazine.

Get Digital Access

Not a Subscriber?
Subscribe Now