Saturday, 28 July 2012

Recipe - Whitebait Fish Omelette

This tiny fish with silver colour lives on the coast and is pack with nutrients. It is sometimes known as silver fish because of its colour. It is rich in protein which helps to maintain the muscles. It has a bit of omega-3 fatty acids which keeps the heart healthy. One good thing about this fish is that you can eat it whole, head and bones. Because of this, they are a good source of calcium and phosphorus useful for keeping healthy bones.

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.

whitebait fish
100 grams whitebait fish
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.

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