Smelts are known for their delicate mild flavor and soft texture. Not only are they rich in healthy vitamins and high quality protein but smelts are also low in mercury. They are fantastic fried, roasted, broiled and stewed.
These little guys are loaded with important vitamins and minerals:
Vitamin B12 1 supports blood and brain functions and DNA replication;
Healthy fats- each serving of rainbow smelts provides as many Omega-3 6 fats as one serving of wild salmon.
- 1 lb smelts
- 3 TBSP ghee
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp pepper
- 1 lemon juiced
- 1 TBSP olive oil extra virgin, organic
Preheat oven to 425 F
In a bowl, mix ghee, salt, pepper and oregano. Coat smelts evenly with ghee mixture and spread in the cooling sheet over the oven tray.
Roast in the oven until fish is light brown or about 10 min.
Drizzle with lemon juice and olive oil.