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Fried Smelts

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Ingredients
  Dried bread crumbs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dressed smelts 2 Pound
  Salad oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon 1 Large, cut into 6 wedges
  Tartar sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

1. On waxed paper, combine bread crumbs, salt, and pepper. In pie plate, beat eggs with water. Dip fish, 1 at a time, first in egg, then in bread crumbs. Repeat, coating fish twice. Place fish on another sheet of waxed paper.
2. In 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat, in hot salad oil, fry fish, a few at a time, about 2 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork; drain on paper towels.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Fish

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