4.84 from 6 votes
Pan Fried Walleye served with fresh lemons and topped with chopped parsley.
Pan Fried Walleye
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins

Crispy pan fried fish fillets

Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fish fillets, pan fried fish, pan fried walleye
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 238 kcal
Author: Kathy
  • 8 Walleye fillets
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 cup Italian style bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
For Frying
  • 4 Tablespoons oil
  1. Lightly beat eggs in a dish

  2. In another dish combine flour, bread crumbs and seasoning

  3. Dip fish in egg and then in flour mixture. Shake off any excess flour.

  4. Add a couple of tablespoons of oil to a pan and heat pan over medium heat.

  5. When pan is hot, add 3-4 fillets to pan. Cook 3 minutes per side so each side is nicely browned. 

  6. Remove fish from pan and place on a baking sheet lined with a baking rack. Place cooked fish in a 350 degree oven while you cook remaining fish. 

  7. Wipe out pan and add additional oil. Repeat process with remaining fish. 

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

You can use vegetable, canola or olive oil.

May substitute white fish fillets for walleye.

Nutrition Facts
Pan Fried Walleye
Amount Per Serving
Calories 238 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 55mg18%
Sodium 482mg21%
Potassium 83mg2%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 200IU4%
Vitamin C 0.6mg1%
Calcium 47mg5%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.