Grilled Walleye with Pecan Butter

Looking for a seafood dinner? Then check out grilled walleye sprinkled with pecans – a delightful meal.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 0 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter, softened
1
teaspoon chopped fresh chives
1
teaspoon orange juice
1/4
cup chopped pecans, toasted
2
(6-oz.) walleye fillets
1/8
teaspoon salt
Dash coarse ground black pepper

  • 1 GRILL DIRECTIONS: Heat grill. Cut one 12-inch-square piece of heavy-duty foil. With tip of sharp knife cut 2-inch slits every 2 inches across foil. Spray foil with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine butter, chives, orange juice and 2 tablespoons of the pecans; mix well.
  • 3 When ready to grill, place foil on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Sprinkle walleye fillets with salt and pepper. Place fillets on foil; cook 8 to 12 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork, turning once. During last minute of cooking time, top fillets with pecan butter. Remove fillets from heat; place on serving platter. Sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons pecans.

Expert Tips

To broil, place food on broiler pan and broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using time provided above as a guide.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
210),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
23%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
),
Cholesterol
175mg
175%;
Sodium
340mg
340%;
Total Carbohydrate
4g
4%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
34g
34%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
5 Very Lean Meat; 4 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.