Old Bay Walleye with Warm Chickpea Salad

Recipe Makes: 2 Generous Servings

Approximate Prep and Cooking Time: 35 minutes

Suggested Pairing: This is a light dish with a lot of flavors, try it with your favorite IPA

“A satisfying and protein-packed combination of crispy baked walleye and flavorful chickpeas”

Here’s What You Will Need:

1 Package Superior Select VSP Great Lakes Walleye
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup cornmeal
2 Tablespoons Old Bay Seasoning
1 cup chickpeas drained and rinsed
1/4 cup diced red peppers
1/2 cup chickpeas
2 Tablespoons Basil Pesto
1 cup riced cauliflower

Here’s How to Do It:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees
Mix the cornmeal and flour together with Old Bay seasoning
Remove walleye from package, pat dry, and season with salt and pepper
Dredge the fish in the seasoned flour and shake off the excess
Place on a greased baking sheet and drizzle the top with 1 teaspoon of Olive oil, bake for approximately 12-15 minutes or until fish flakes
While fish is baking add remaining ingredients in a small saute pan and cook for 2-3 minutes of medium-high heat
Pesto mixture can be served hot or cold … enjoy with the cooked fish

Got Leftovers?

“put your extra chickpeas, peppers, and pesto in a blender with a little lemon juice and olive oil and make a tasty homemade hummus! ”

Ring It Up …. Here’s your checklist:

1 package Superior Select Great Lakes Walleye
1 box yellow cornmeal
1 small tin Old Bay Seasoning
1 bag flour
1 can chickpeas
1 jar peppadew peppers
1 jar basil pesto
1 bag frozen riced cauliflower