Scandinavian Marinated Smelts or Sardines Recipe

Serves/Makes: 6 - 8

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds fresh smelts or sardines
  • 3 tablespoons dill, chopped
  • Dill sprigs, to garnish
    Marinade:
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoons sugar
  • White pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon French mustard
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
How to cook Scandinavian Marinated Smelts or Sardines:
  • Clean, skin and fillet smelts. Rinse well under cold running water and drain.
  • Sprinkle dill on bottom of bowl and alternate layers of smelt fillets and dill.
  • Mix remaining ingredients and pour over fish. Place in refrigerator 3-4 hours.
  • Garnsih the marinated smelts fillets with dill sprigs and serve cold.

Notes:

The Scandinavian Marinated Sardines Or Smelts 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 Scandinavian Marinated Smelts or Sardines serves/makes: 6 - 8

The Scandinavian Marinated Smelts or Sardines recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Smelt (more Smelt recipes)
Preparation Method: Marinated/Uncooked (more Marinated/Uncooked recipes)
Cuisine: Scandinavian (more Scandinavian recipes)

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