Catch of the Day (Fish) Recipes

bassnuggets2Golden Brown Deep-Fried Bass Nuggets


Seafood: Bass-Medium Sized 3-4 (Cut into 1″x1″ Cubes)

Refrigerated: Eggs, Large 4

Baking & Spices: Salt, Kosher 1 tsp

Oils & Vinegar: Vegetable Oil 1 cup

Bread & Bake Goods: Italian-Seasoned Bread Crumbs 3 cups

Dairy: Milk 1 cup & Parmesan Cheese, grated 1/2 cup

  1. In a medium bowl beat eggs & milk.
  2. Mix Italian-Seasoned Bread Crumbs, Parmesan Cheese & Kosher Salt in a separate shallow bowl.
  3. Heat 1 inch vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat. The oil should reach 350-365 degrees F. (a bass nugget will sizzle when put in oil)
  4. Cut Bass into Fillets, Cut fillets into 1″ by 1″ cubes.
  5. Using tongs dredge each piece of bass in the egg wash, then into the bread crumbs patting them on with your hands as needed.
  6. Fry the bass in batches until golden 3-4 minutes, turning to cook each side.
  7. Serve hot with Tartar or Ranch Dressing for Dipping.

Honey-Glazed Grilled Salmon


Seafood: Salmon, Fillets, Large Portion 1salmon2

Condiments: Honey 3 tbsp, Lemon Juice 3 tbsp, Garlic Powder 3 tbsp

Baking & Spices: Black Pepper 1/2 tsp, Salt 1/2 tsp

Dairy: Butter 3 tbsp

  1.  Melt Butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2.  Stir in Garlic, Honey, Lemon Juice, Pepper & Salt & whisk until honey bubbles to a Carmel brown.
  3. Sear Salmon in the skillet on both sides until golden brown- about 6 minutes per side.
  4. The Salmon will be very delicate, place foil on the grill on low/medium heat & grill for approx 15 minutes.
  5. Serve immediately with browned butter-lemon-honey sauce.

Baked Walleye Meatballs with Zucchini Noodles (Zoodles)


Seafood: Walleye, Fillets 3 (Shred Fillets)

Vegetables: Onion, Small 1 (Chop)

Refrigerated: Egg, Large 1

Sauces: Worcestershire Sauce 1 tsp

Dairy: Parmesan Cheese, grated 1/4 cup

Baking & Spices: Salt 1 tsp, Pepper 1 tsp, Garlic Powder 1 tsp

Bread & Baked Goods: Italian-Seasoned Bread Crumbs 1/3 cup


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. In a medium bowl combine all ingredients. Mix Well.
  3. Create evenly 2″ sized meatballs in your hands or with ice cream scoop.
  4. Place on a Cookie Sheet & Bake 14-18 minutes.


  1. Pre-heat your oven to 200F
  2. Cut your Zucchini into ribbons resembling spaghetti
  3. Sprinkle zoodles generously with salt & toss to coat well
  4. Place the zoodles on a cookie sheet lined with paper towels.
  5. “Sweat” the noodles in the oven for 30 minutes until the paper towels have absorbed most of the moisture that the zucchini let
  6. Wrap the paper towels over the noodles & get out access liquid
  7. Toss the zoodles in a stir fry or with your sauce of choice & serve.

Lemon Pepper Fresh Trout


Seafood: Trout, Fillets 4

Baking & Spices: Lemon Pepper Spice 2 tbsp (per fillet)

Condiments: Lemon Juice (Optional)

Dairy: Butter 2 tbsp

  1. Place Fillet on sheet of aluminum foil (enough to make a tent around fillet)
  2. Sprinkle Lemon Pepper over fillet (approx 2 tbsp per fillet)
  3. Dot with Butter (approx 2 tbsp per fillet)
  4. Fold up tin foil to make a tent & place on grill to cook for about 15 minutes ( Cook until fish flakes)
  5. Serve hot & add lemon juice for additional flavor (optional)

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