The whitebait fish is also quite versatile as an ingredient. It can be used to make fritters or patties. Some chefs use them to make soup.
In this quick and easy recipe, the fish are mixed with eggs and pan fried as an omelette.
3 eggs, beaten
1 spring onion, cut into tiny pieces
A dash of pepper and salt
1 tbs of oil for frying
Mix the fish in a bowl with eggs and add salt and pepper
Heat the oil in a pan or wok till hot
Pour in the fish and egg mixture and fry on each side for about 2 minutes each.
For fritters, spoon smaller portions to fry.
In this 5 minute video, the whitebait fish is served raw as a starter. Nice
This video is for making crispy whitebait fish. The whitebait fish are bigger.