Clean and wash walleye filets. Use a very sharp knife and cut across the width of each filet, shaving extremely thin slices from the fish.
Combine cornmeal, salt and pepper in a bag, add tidbits and shake until coated. Fry the tidbits in hot peanut oil until crisp and golden brown.
*For easier browning, use oil to fry potatoes, pre-seasoning it.
Martha Daniels shows you how to prepare this recipe.
It's good to follow rules when preparing fish. Learn more
As always, never eat a wild mushroom unless you're certain of its identity and it has been cooked.
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Jan Phillips' award-winning book was published in 1979 and is now out of print. We've preserved it here. Learn how to turn wild Missouri plants into biscuits, fritters, jellies, juices, pancakes, pies, salads, soups, wines and more. Color illustrations help you identify plants that are poisonous or have poisonous parts.