Crisp Fried Smelt - Smelts

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 12mins
SERVES: 2-4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    lb fish fillet, of Smelts which is the name of a family of silvery fishes found in cool waters of the Northern Hemis
  • 23 - 1
    cup flour
  • 1
  • 2
    tablespoons milk
  • oil or Crisco (for frying)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place flour in gallon or quart size storage bag add fish shake to coat.
  • Mix egg and milk together and dip fish to coat. Then reflour the fish.
  • In a large hot pan add frying oil or Crisco to cover bottom of pan, heat oil then place fish in till browned on one side flip and brown. About 2 minutes.
  • Remove to paper towel or brown paper to drain oil season generously with salt and pepper and garnish if desired with lemon.
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