ready in: 30-60 minutes
recipe id: 73083
cooking spray, for the baking sheet
1 pound cleaned smelts, washed and patted dry
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup egg substitute
1 1/2 cup seasoned italian breadcrumbs
olive oil, for sprinkling
Set the oven at 350 degrees F. Spray a rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray.
On a counter, from left to right, set wide shallow bowls of smelts, eggs or egg substitute, breadcrumbs, and the baking sheet.
Dip each smelt into the egg, then in breadcrumbs. Slightly flatten the smelts as you place them onto the sheet. Sprinkle with olive oil.
Bake the smelts for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
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