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Fried Smelts

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Ingredients
  Smelts 28 , cleaned and dried with paper towel
  Seasoned flour 375 Milliliter (1 1/2 Cups)
  Milk 375 Milliliter (1 1/2 Cups)
  Eggs 2
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Crushed soda crackers 375 Milliliter (1 1/2 Cups)
  Peanut oil 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Dredge smelts in flour.
Place milk, eggs and olive oil in large bowl; beat together until well combined.
Dip smelts in milk mixture then roll in crushed cracker crumbs.
Heat half of oil in deep skillet until hot (about 375°F or 180°C).
Carefully add half of smelts and cook 2 to 3 minutes, turning over once during cooking.
Using slotted spoon remove from oil and drain on paper towels.
Add second half of oil and repeat for remaining smelts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Everyday

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