A Fish Sandwich Fit For A King

May 22, 2019
Image Credit: Field and Stream Magazine

The Lake Erie Monster Fish Sandwich

A monstrous fish from a legendary lake, now between bread for your convenience.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword fish sandwich
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2
Author D. Leecious


Tartar Sauce

  • 1/4 cup Onion Chopped
  • 1/2 cup Jalepeno Diced
  • 2 tbsp Capers
  • 1/2 cup Pickle Chips
  • 1/2 tspn Garlic Chopped
  • 2 cups Mayo
  • 1 1/2 tspn Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1/2 tspn Dill
  • 1/2 tspn Sugar
  • 1/2 tspn Black Pepper
  • 1/4 tspn Lemon Zest

Fish Fry

  • 3/4 cup Flour
  • 1/4 tspn Chili Pepper
  • 1 tspn Kosher Salt
  • 1/4 tspn Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tspn Black Pepper
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 1/2 cup Guinness Ale
  • 1 lb Walleye Fillet Cut into quarters

Sandwich Production

  • 4 Toasted sandwich slices
  • American Cheese


Tartar Sauce

  1. In a food processor, combine the chopped onion, capers, pickle chips, and garlic and chop well.

  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the mayo, jalepeno, pickle and onion mixture, lemon juice, dijon mustard, dill, sugar, black pepper, and lemon zest. Mix very well.

Fish Fry

  1. Comine the flour, chili pepper, kosher salt, baking powder, and black pepper and mix well to create the dry fry mix.

  2. In another mixing bowl, combine the milk, eggs, and ale. Whisk well. Add in the dry fry mix and mix well.

  3. Dredge the walleye fillets in flour and then the fry mixture. Coat well.

  4. Deep fry the coated fillets in cooking oil at 350 degrees Fahrenheit until golden brown.

  5. Place the cheese slices on the toast and place the fish fry on top of two slices. Heat in oven until cheese is bubbly.

  6. Slather tartar sauce on top of fish. Place other have of toast on top and serve.


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