Smothered Fish

The first time I made this recipe was at a family fishing resort where the cabins had their own kitchens. When the troops came in from a long day on the water, the dish disappeared faster than a big northern can break 2-pound line. I promise your family will enjoy it just as much.


  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 4 walleye filet or white fish
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 medium onion (sliced)
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese

Combine salt, pepper and flour and coat fish filets on both sides. Arrange fish in a shallow glass baking dish and add milk. Place in a 400-degree oven; bake for 10 minutes. In two fry pans, brown bacon until crisp and simmer onions until tender. Crumble bacon on fish, add the onions and return to oven for 5 to 10 minutes. During the last 2 minutes, melt sliced Swiss cheese on top of fish.

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