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Grilled Walleye with Pecan Butter

Oh my. What could be better than walleye, butter and pecans all in one bite?
Course Main Course
Servings 4 people


  • 2 tbsp butter softened
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tsp orange juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans toasted
  • 2 fillets walleye
  • coarse ground pepper to taste


  • Heat grill. Cut a 12-inch square of aluminum foil and spread softened butter on foil.
    In small bowl, combine butter, chives, orange juice and 2 tbsp of the pecans; mix well.
    Place foil on grill over medium heat 4 to 6 inches from coals. Sprinkle fillets with pepper. Place on foil; cook 8 to 12 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork. During last minute of cooking time, top fillets with pecan butter. Remove from heat; place on serving platter. Sprinkle with remaining pecans.