Camp Kitchen: Catch of the day recipes
With walleye and northern pike season now open in Minnesota and fishing in full swing across North Dakota, these recipes from Kris Winkelman of Babe Winkelman Productions are worth checking out if you're looking for different ways to prepare that...
With walleye and northern pike season now open in Minnesota and fishing in full swing across North Dakota, these recipes from Kris Winkelman of Babe Winkelman Productions are worth checking out if you're looking for different ways to prepare that catch of the day.
The first recipe features walleyes, while the second offers a tasty option for preparing northern pike, one of the most underrated freshwater fish that swims when it comes to table fare. For more fish and wild game recipes, check out the "Kris' Kitchen" link at winkelman.com.
Walleye Fun Bun
1½ cup walleye fillets (cooked and flaked)
1 medium red onion (finely chopped)
1 egg beaten or ¼ cup of egg beaters
1½ to 2 cups cheese (shredded)
½ cup celery (chopped)
Salt and pepper to taste
Dill to taste
Hoagie or hamburger buns
Mix all ingredients together and spoon on buns, wrap buns in foil and bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or place on grill.
Prep time: 10 minutes.
Cook time: 12 minutes.
Main ingredients: Walleye, cheese, buns.
Grilled Pike Fillets
½ onion (sliced)
3 cloves garlic (minced)
1 T capers
1 T caper juice
1 cup cherry tomatoes (sliced)
1/3 cup green olives (sliced)
1 fresh jalapeno pepper (sliced and seeded)
2 t fresh oregano
½ t cayenne pepper
4 pike fillets (cut in bite-size pieces)
Place butter, onions, garlic, capers, tomatoes, green olives, jalapeno, oregano, pepper and juice from limes into pan and sauté. Push aside. Add fish in same pan and cook until it flakes. Serve vegetables with fish over it.
Prep time: 15 minutes.
Cook time: 15-20 minutes.
Main ingredients: Pike, jalapeno, capers, garlic.