Easy Greek Marinated Fried Smelt Recipe

Serves/Makes: 6

Ingredients:

  • 2 pound smelt, cleaned and drained
  • 1 lemon (juice only)
  • Flour for dredging
  • Oil for frying (preferable olive)
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped OR 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard mixed with:
  • 1 tablespoon cold water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
How to cook Easy Greek Marinated Fried Smelt:
  • Sprinkle each smelt with lemon juice, roll in flour, and pan fry in hot oil about a half-inch deep.
  • Drain on absorbent paper.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan combine the wine, vinegar, parsley, thyme or oregano, diluted mustard, oil, salt, and pepper.
  • Simmer 8 minutes, then add the smelts.
  • Bring to a boil and remove from the heat.
  • Cool, then chill before serving.
  • Serve cold.
Easy Greek Marinated Fried Smelt recipe

Notes:

The Easy Greek Marinated Simmered Smelt is a very affordable dish. Delicious, simple, and easy recipe.

Tips:

The smelts will keep several days in the refrigerator.
Sliced garlic, shallot, or onion may also be added to the marinade.

This recipe for Easy Greek Marinated Fried Smelt serves/makes: 6

The Easy Greek Marinated Fried Smelt recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

The photo is submitted by Caraline - 10.05.2010.

Main Ingredient: Smelt (more Smelt recipes)
Preparation Method: Pan Fried/Sauteed (more Pan Fried/Sauteed recipes)
Cuisine: Greek (more Greek recipes)

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