Flash Baked Walleye Fillets

Flash Baked Walleye Fillets


"A delightfully simple fish recipe."


15 m servings 190 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 190 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 10.9 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 0.1g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 21.8 g
  • 44%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 122 mg
  • 41%
  • Sodium:
  • 116 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat an oven to 500 degrees F (260 degrees C).
  2. Pour the melted butter into a 9x13-inch baking dish. Place the fillets into the butter, skin-side-down. Sprinkle evenly with lemon pepper and basil.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until the fish is opaque and easily flakes with a fork, 5 to 7 minutes.


  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition information reflects the full amount of the clarified butter. The actual amount consumed will vary.
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  1. 19 Ratings


Excellent and so easy! I am not very good at cooking fish and this was very easy.

Used pan fish instead of walleye and it was delicious! It also was an easy way to make fish for a bunch of people as we made a couple of pans at the same time. This will be a regular recipe fo...

Really easy and sooo good. I went a little heavier on the lemon pepper. It was perfect with a good white wine!! Now I am craving it again :-).

LOVED it! Nice change from fried walleye. Will try on other fish for sure! I did add salt.

This was a wonderful way to bake walleye. It was so flaky. Instead of the lemon pepper I used a spice blend that I had on hand which included fine and course sea salt, lemon peel, lavendar bud...

I didn't use the lemon pepper because mine was expired by 4 years.. but i had fresh lemons and fresh ground pepper... i think the basil wasn't really necessary. I would make it again... maybe sk...

Very simple, very flavorable!! Instead of walleye-I used halibut & it was very good! I'd make it again.

I thought this recipe was excellent. My Walleye fillets were quite large so it took a little longer than the directions said, but I will definitely make this again.

It's quick and easy, but the combination of Basil and Lemon Pepper didn't really accentuate the natural flavor of Walleye