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Kitchen Dictionary: smelt

A small (4-7 inch) fish with a translucent silver-green back shading into shimmering silver sides and belly. Its flesh is delicate, rich, oily and mild-flavored. There are many varieties including the rainbow smelt, whitebait and eulachon or candlefish. The smelt is anadromous, meaning it migrates from its North American saltwater habitat to spawn in fresh water.


Season: May - September

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Nutrition Facts

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Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 0
Calories from Fat 0 (0%)
Total Fat 0.0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Potassium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g 0%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 0.0g 0%

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