Walleye On A Stick Recipe

Total Time:

45 minutes(Cooking)



Walleye On A Stick Recipe


1 cupall purpose flour
1 tbsplemon-pepper seasoning
1/2 tspgranulated garlic
1/2 tspbaking powder
kosher salt
1 tbspvegetable oil, plus more for deep-frying
1 cupmayonnaise
1/3 cupsweet pickle relish
1lemon, juice from 1/2 + lemon wedges for serving
freshly ground pepper
1lbwalleye fillets


  1. Whisk the flour, lemon-pepper seasoning, granulated garlic, baking powder and 1/2 tsp salt in a bowl.
  2. Whisk in 1 tbsp vegetable oil, then 1/2 to 3/4 cup ice water to make a smooth batter. Refrigerate for at least 20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, make the tartar sauce: whisk the mayonnaise, pickle relish, lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste in a bowl.
  4. Heat 4 to 6 inches of vegetable oil in a deep pot, until deep-fry thermometer registers 375F.
  5. Cut the fish into 8 pieces, about 1 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. Thread each piece of fish onto a long wooden skewer. Season generously with salt and pepper.
  6. Dip the fish into the batter, turning to coat; let the excess drip off. Carefully place the fish (skewers and all) in the hot oil. Fry, turning as needed with tongs, until golden and cooked through, about 6 minutes. Remove and drain on paper towels.
  7. Season with salt. Serve with the tartar sauce and lemon wedges.

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