Grilled Walleye With Peppery Tartar Sauce

Grilled Walleye With Peppery Tartar Sauce
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Grilled walleye is served with a tangy homemade tartar sauce and lemon wedges.
10 min
Prep Time
20 min
Total Time
4 servings


Tartar Sauce

(1/2 Cup)
(2 Tablespoons)
dill pickle relish, drained
(1/4 Teaspoon)
coarsely ground pepper


(3 Tablespoons)
@LAND O LAKES® Butter@, melted
(1 Tablespoon)
chopped fresh dill, parsley or chives*
(4 ounces each) walleye fillets
Salt, if desired
Pepper, if desired


Lemon wedges
Chopped fresh chives, if desired


  1. Heat gas grill on medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.
  2. Stir together mayonnaise, relish and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in small bowl. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.
  3. Combine butter and dill in small bowl; brush butter mixture on both sides of fish, turning to coat.
  4. Place greased grill grid or basket on grill. Place fish on grid. Grill, skin-side up, until edges start to turn white (3 to 4 minutes). Turn; continue grilling until fish flakes with fork (4 to 7 minutes). Sprinkle with salt and pepper, if desired. Serve with tartar sauce and lemon wedges. Sprinkle with chopped fresh chives, if desired.
  5. *Substitute 1 teaspoon dried dill weed, parsley or chives.
  6. Stove-Top Directions: Heat 14-inch grill pan over medium-high heat until drops of water sizzle (about 2 minutes). Reduce heat to medium. Cook fish, skin-side up, until edges begin to turn white (2 to 3 minutes). Turn; continue cooking until fish flakes with fork (1 to 2 minutes).

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