Great Lakes Freshwater Cleaned Smelt



Keep frozen. Individually frozen. Important - For best results, do not over cook. Keep solidly frozen. If defrosted, use immediately. Do not refreeze. Quick and easy recipe preparation: Dip Great Lakes Food smelt in warm water to remove glaze. Choose cooking method below. Breading Recipe: Dip smelt in mixture of 1 egg, 1 tablespoon cold water and 1/2 teaspoon salt, beaten together. Drain, then roll in dry bread crumbs, cornmeal or flour, whichever preferred, covering thoroughly. Proceed with desire cooking method. Pan-Fry: Melt 2 parts vegetable oil and 1 part butter to 1/4 inch depth in frying pan. Pre-heat until hot. Bread smelt (see above). Fry until golden brown on both sides. Broil: Place smelt on well-oiled shallow baking pan. Place 3-4 inches below hot broiler 550°F (285°C). After 3 minutes in broiler, sprinkle melt with salt and pepper. Brush with melted butter. Broil 5-8 minutes longer or until golden brown. Turning is unnecessary. Deep-fry: Bread smelt (see above). Place vegetable oil in saucepan and pre-heat to 350°-370°F (171°-185°C). Drop smelt into hot oil and fry 2-4 minutes or until golden brown. Bake: Bread smelt (see above). Place in well-greased baking pan and brush with melted butter or oil after a few minutes. Note: Add no water. Bake in 450°F (230°C) oven for about 15 minutes. Turning is unnecessary. Carefully remove with spatula to hot platter.



Great Lakes Freshwater Cleaned Smelt. Origin Canada. Wild caught, naturally! No preservatives. No additives. Net Wt 16 oz 1 lb.

Other Description

Our freshwater lake smelt are harvested daily, in season, from Canada's Great Lakes, wild caught naturally and enjoyed around the world. We take great pride in preparing our premium-quality lake smelt, continuing a proud tradition that began in 1911. Visit our website for more recipe ideas, sauces and product information Questions or Comments? Please Call toll-free: 1.877.997.6358 (SMELT), Monday to Friday between 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time and have this package available. Visit:

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 12.0 pieces

Servings per Container: about (4)

Energy 90
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 150 mg
Sodium 60 mg
Carbohydrates 0 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 17 g
Daily Percent Of Vitamin A 0
Daily Percent Of Vitamin C 0
Daily Percent Of Calcium 25
Daily Percent Of Iron 0


Freshwater Cleaned Smelt.