Crispy Fried Smelt
This is a recipe for Crispy Fried Smelt
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time18 mins
- 1 lb. small smelt cleaned (entrails, scales, and head removed)
- ½ cup all-purpose flour
- ¼ cup cornstarch
- 1 tablespoon salt
- ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 cup cooking oil
Rub salt and garlic powder all over the smelts. Let it stay for 10 minutes.
Combine flour and cornstarch in a bowl. Mix well.
Heat oil in a pan or cooking pot.
Dredge the smelts in flour and cornstarch mixture.
Fry in medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until it turns crispy.
Remove from the pan and arrange in a plate lined with paper towel.
Serve immediately. Share and enjoy!