Rating: 4 stars
25 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 14
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1

My Newfie grandmother's smelt recipe. They're like little fishy french fries!

Recipe Summary

cook:
10 mins
total:
20 mins
prep:
10 mins
Servings:
3
Yield:
3 servings
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Ingredients

3
Original recipe yields 3 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Whisk together flour and salt in a pie plate. Dredge smelt in flour mixture, coating both the outside and cavity of the fish.

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  • Heat oil in a frying pan 1/4-inch deep over medium heat until hot. Place fish in the hot oil; fry until crisp and firm, 2 to 3 minutes each side. Remove fish with a slotted spoon; drain on a paper towel-lined plate.

Editor's Note:

The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the breading ingredients. The actual amount of the breading consumed will vary. We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

440 calories; protein 22.4g; carbohydrates 43.1g; fat 19g; cholesterol 90.6mg; sodium 4845.4mg. Full Nutrition
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