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Homemade coating for walleye

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Having my folks over for a walleye fry tonight and I just realized I am out of shore lunch.

Whats a good homemade batter I can whip up, I think I've got all of the basics at home. Thanks!!!

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Crushed up saltine crackers work well after dipping the fillets in milk with egg.

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I agree with ya eyebjim, that is how I eat 95% of all my fried fish.

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I use saltine craskers also. Make sure they are ground very fine, like powder. I add lemon pepper and dill weed to it. Dip fillet in egg, then toss in cracker mix, then fry in pan with LOTS of butter, not oil. Is it lunck time yet?

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We use a mix of cornflake crumbs and corn meal, 2/3 cornflake crumbs to 1/3 corn meal. You can also go 3/4 to 1/4 depending on how you like the breading. We also fry everything in lard. Potatos and fish have and entirly better taste in lard.

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i use flour and lowrys seasoned salt and then make a beer batter out of it, then deep fry it!

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TRy dipping filets in egg and then coat with Italian Style Bread Crumbs. Coat them all then chill in freezer for about ten minutes before you deep fry.

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I like to use Panko crumbs (after dipping in a light egg and water wash) but not allot of people are like me and have Panko crumbs in the cupboard at all times. I think a real good seconds choice is saltine crumbs as stated above. The trick it grind them up fine enough of it just gets clumpy and you do not get a good even costing. This is all the boys use when we go to Lac Suel.

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What's the purpose of chilling them? I have never heard of this idea......

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I like to use RITZ cracker crumbs and egg yolk dip- not sure why the ritz taste better to me then the saltines i guess but it does

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I'm somewhere between fishorgolf and eyesonly. I like to use a 50/50 mix of Panko and Club crackers dipped in an egg/bear bath. Ritz work well in a pinch as well.

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1/3 corn meal, 1/3 saltines, 1/3 spicy taco Doritos. Chop to very small pieces/powder. Dip the filet in flour, then an eagg wash then the chopped up crunchy stuff. Pan fry.

Winkelman mix is outstanding if you like cripy deep fried fish.

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I use korn flakes and oatmeal with flour. Mix them all together. Do an egg wash then roll in the mix and pan fry. Enjoy. smile

Make sure you crush the korn flakes first though.

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2 parts flour, 2 parts yellow cornmeal and one part Cavender's Greek Seasoning all mixed together. Soak fillets in beer then coat in dry mix and fry at 350 degrees. coolcool

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With the health kick going. OK, MY weight going up, ive been doing a lot more baking of my fish. Spray fillet with " i cant believe its not butter" and then sprinkle on garlic salt and cayanne pepper and bake for 15 min. If you like fish with a little kick, you will love this simple recipe.

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DoubleLunger I have to do it that way for my wife but I add dill weed and It adds lots to the flavor some times I add some bacon but don't tell her.

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Pat dry ..dip in eggwash ..then honey bunches of oats ..cook in butter and a little garlic powder and fresh squeezed lemon and enjoy!!!!

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found the best seasoning to put in w/ a "plain" breading... citrus grill from sams

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After years of experimenting, this is the only way I do it now.

1. Dredge in seasoned flour (Season salt, garlic powder & pepper). Shake off excess.

2. Dip in Egg Wash

3. Dredge in (my order of preference depending on what I have on hand)

A: Panko (very nice crunch)

B: Seasoned Bread Crumbs

C: Unseasoned Bread Crumbs

D: Crushed Saltines

Fry in enough Canola or Veg Oil to cover half of fillet. When the fish is lightly browned on each side, its done. With hot oil it shouldn't take more than a couple minutes per side, depending on the size of the fillet. Nothing worse than overcooked fish, especially if they are freshly caught fillets.

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