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Fried Smelts

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  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)

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

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2575 Calories from Fat 1498

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 168 g259.2%

Saturated Fat 16.4 g82%

Trans Fat 2 g

Cholesterol 1491.4 mg497.1%

Sodium 4384.1 mg182.7%

Total Carbohydrates 66 g21.9%

Dietary Fiber 7.4 g29.6%

Sugars 7.3 g

Protein 196 g392.4%

Vitamin A 29.1% Vitamin C 107.8%

Calcium 84.1% Iron 89.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fried Smelts Recipe