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Pan Fried Smelts

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Ingredients
  Smelts 3 Pound
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon, freshly ground
  Flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Bread crumbs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), finely ground
  Shortening/Oil 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

1. Wipe the smelts with a damp cloth. Mix salt and pepper with the flour and sprinkle the mixture over the fish. Dip floured fish into the eggs lightly beaten with the water and then roll in the bread crumbs.
2. In a shallow skillet heat the shortening, add the smelts and saute until browned on both sides, above five minutes. The fish should be turned carefully with a spatula.

Recipe Summary

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

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