French Fried Smelt

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READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    lb smelt
  • 1
  • 1
    tablespoon cream
  • 12
    cup cracker, finely crushed
  • salt and pepper
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DIRECTIONS

  • Remove small scales with a sharp knife and slit the fish; clean.
  • After the smelt are cleaned, place in salt water and refrigerate overnight.
  • Drain very well.
  • Add salt, pepper, and cream to egg and beat together.
  • Dip fish into mixture, then roll in cracker crumbs.
  • Fry in deep hot fat (370F) until golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Serve with tartar sauce.
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