Walleye with Lemon Pesto ButterWalleye with Lemon Pesto Butter
Walleye with Lemon Pesto Butter
Walleye with Lemon Pesto Butter
Walleye fillets have never tasted better than when broiled with this easy seasoning mixture of lemon, pesto, and butter.
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Recipe - White Bear Lake North
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Walleye with Lemon Pesto Butter
Prep Time5 Minutes
Servings4
Cook Time8 Minutes
Ingredients
4 tbsp unsalted butter, room temperature
2 tbsp pesto
1 tsp grated lemon zest
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
4 (6 oz each) walleye fillets
Chopped parsley or basil, for garnish (if desired)
Lemon wedges
Directions
  1. Adjust oven rack 6 inches from broiler and preheat broiler. Line a large, rimmed baking sheet with foil and spray with cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the butter, pesto, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  3. Place walleye fillets on the prepared baking sheet. Spread 1 tablespoon of the butter mixture evenly onto each filet and broil until fish is flaky and cooked through, about 5 to 8 minutes.
  4. Immediately transfer filets to serving plates and top each with a dollop of the remaining butter mixture. Garnish with chopped parsley or basil, if desired. Serve hot with lemon wedges on the side.
5 minutes
Prep Time
8 minutes
Cook Time
4
Servings

Shop Ingredients

Makes 4 servings
4 tbsp unsalted butter, room temperature
Essential Everyday Butter, Unsalted
Essential Everyday Butter, Unsalted, 4 Each
$4.49$1.12 each
2 tbsp pesto
Alessi Pesto
Alessi Pesto, 3.5 Ounce
$3.89$1.11/oz
1 tsp grated lemon zest
Produce Lemon
Produce Lemon, 1 Each
$0.88 was $0.99
2 tbsp lemon juice
Produce Lemon
Produce Lemon, 1 Each
$0.88 was $0.99
1 tsp salt
Essential Everyday Salt, Plain
Essential Everyday Salt, Plain, 26 Ounce
$1.19$0.05/oz
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
Essential Everyday Black Pepper, Pure Ground
Essential Everyday Black Pepper, Pure Ground, 1.5 Ounce
$1.99$1.33/oz
4 (6 oz each) walleye fillets
Chopped parsley or basil, for garnish (if desired)
Lemon wedges
Produce Lemon
Produce Lemon, 1 Each
$0.88 was $0.99

Directions

  1. Adjust oven rack 6 inches from broiler and preheat broiler. Line a large, rimmed baking sheet with foil and spray with cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the butter, pesto, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  3. Place walleye fillets on the prepared baking sheet. Spread 1 tablespoon of the butter mixture evenly onto each filet and broil until fish is flaky and cooked through, about 5 to 8 minutes.
  4. Immediately transfer filets to serving plates and top each with a dollop of the remaining butter mixture. Garnish with chopped parsley or basil, if desired. Serve hot with lemon wedges on the side.