A Pan-Fried Walleye Dish You’ll Make Again and Again

Walleye makes a delicious dish that you and yours will enjoy. Try is pan-fried recipe that is sure to delight even the pickiest of eaters.


  • 4 fresh walleye fillets
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Lemon wedges, for serving


  1. Begin by rinsing the walleye fillets under cold water and patting them dry with paper towels. Set aside.
  2. In a shallow dish, combine the all-purpose flour, salt, garlic powder, paprika, and black pepper. Mix well to combine.
  3. Heat the vegetable oil and butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat until hot but not smoking.
  4. Dredge each walleye fillet in the seasoned flour mixture, shaking off any excess.
  5. Carefully place the fillets in the hot skillet, making sure not to overcrowd the pan. Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and crispy.
  6. Once cooked through, remove the fillets from the skillet and place them on a plate lined with paper towels to drain any excess oil.
  7. Serve the pan-fried walleye immediately with lemon wedges on the side for squeezing over the top.

Enjoy this delicious and easy-to-make pan-fried walleye recipe on your next fishing trip! It’s the perfect way to enjoy the fresh catch of the day with family and friends.

Ready to try your hand at cooking up some delicious walleye? Head out to your favorite fishing spot, reel in some fresh catches, and give this recipe a try. Your taste buds will thank you!

Catch, cook, and savor the flavors of the great outdoors with this mouthwatering pan-fried walleye recipe. Happy fishing and bon appΓ©tit!

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