|French Fried Smelt (Candy Fish)
Helen Kilmer, Sarasota, Florida
Clean and wash fish.
Soak in lemon juice 10 to 15 minutes.
Beat until foamy 1 egg.
Add milk, salt, flour, and salad oil. Continue beating until smooth.
Dip fish into batter and drop into hot fat 370 degrees.
Brown on one side, turn, brown on other side. Lift out of hot fat and drain on paper towels.
Serve with any good seafood sauce.
This amount of batter is enough to cover about 1 pound of smelt.
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