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Tsatsa (Fried Whole Fish)

Tsatsa (Fried Whole Fish)


1 pound fresh Smelt or frozen
salt and pepper
flour for dusting
canola oil for deep frying
IMG_0618Preheat oil to 350 degrees. Season smelt with salt and pepper.

IMG_0658Dust with flour. Deep fry in batches and be careful not to over crowd. Cook in 5-10 minutes or until golden brown. Best serve with lemon and a cold beer.
IMG_0721 IMG_0719 IMG_0706*When I made this it brought memories for my husband. They usually enjoy this back in Bulgaria along the beach with a cold bottle of beer. What not to enjoy…hope this coming summer I will enjoy myself. enJOY!!!