How to cook Easy Filipino Simmered Smelt
- 1 pound smelt, dressed
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup vinegar
- 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
- 3/4 cup thick coconut milk
- Marinate smelt in vinegar, salt and turmeric for at least 1 hour.
- Bring to a boil and simmer covered for 5 minutes.
- Add coconut milk and simmer 5 minutes more.
- Serve with steamed rice.
The Easy Filipino Simmered Smelt is a very affordable dish. Delicious, simple, and easy recipe.
Fresh smelts should be stored refrigerated at 32°F to 40°F (0°C to 4°C), excess liquid drained, packed into airtight containers and eaten within 3 to 4 days, or 1 to 2 days when fried.
Smelts should be frozen at 0°F (-18°C), into airtight food containers, immediately after buying bought frozen, smelts should be eaten within 4 to 6 months for maximum freshness.
This recipe for Easy Filipino Simmered Smelt serves/makes: 3
The Easy Filipino Simmered Smelt recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.
Main Ingredient: Smelt
Preparation Method: Poached/Simmered