Easy Russian Pan Fried Fresh Smelt Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4

Ingredients:

  • 16 fresh smelt, cleaned
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
How to cook Easy Russian Pan Fried Fresh Smelt:
  • Rinse cleaned smelt in cold water, pat dry. Season smelt with salt, pepper.
  • Mix cornmeal and flour together. Roll smelt in mixture.
  • Heat the butter and cooking oil in skillet and fry smelts 2 or more at a time, about 3 minutes each side.
Easy Russian Pan Fried Fresh Smelt recipe

Notes:

The Easy Russian Pan Fried Fresh Smelt is a very affordable dish. Delicious, simple, and easy recipe.

Tips:

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 Russian Pan Fried Fresh Smelt serves/makes: 4

The Easy Russian Pan Fried Fresh Smelt recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

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

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