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Izakaya Sakura Sauteed Smelt and Marinated Sweet Onion

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“This recipe is from a local Japanese restaurant. Smelt is delicious and very reasonably priced. Cook the whole fish and eat from head to tail. The bones are soft enough to eat and a great source of calcium.”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
2
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Finely slice a sweet onion. In a bowl, mix olive oil, rice vinegar and the onion slices.
  2. Lightly season the smelt with salt and pepper. Sprinkle flour over the smelt.
  3. In a large frying pan, grease a skillet with vegetable oil and sauté smelt on both sides for about 3-4 minutes each.
  4. Serve the sautéed smelt with marinated onion on the side. Mix the onion with daikon sprouts for color.

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