Fried White Bait

A salty treat for the family to enjoy as an appetizer, it is so very simple to make and very morish!

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Prep and Cooking Time – 20 minutes | Serves – 

INGREDIENTS

– 300g edible white bait fish
– 1 cup plain flour
– 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
– pepper for seasoning
– vegetable oil for deep frying (generous amount)
– Glad sealable sandwich bag

METHOD

Step 1. Defrost fish, disregard any broken fish and ensure they are dry.

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Step 2. In a bowl, combine thoroughly flour, salt and pepper.

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Step 3. Put the fish and flour together in the Glad sandwich bag, using it to coat the fish thoroughly.

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Step 4. Remove the contents of the Glad bag onto a sieve and shake off the excess flour.

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Step 5. Heat  up the vegetable oil in a frying pan. Ensure to use a generous amount of oil to enable to deep-fry the fish. When the oil is hot, place the coated fish from the sieve into the frying pan.

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Step 6. Fry the white bait until super crispy, giving a dark brown colour. When cooked, transfer onto a paper-lined plate to drain the excess oil. Serve immediately.

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