Fried Smelts

24 smelts
1 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons flour or cornmeal
4 tablespoons butter or margarine

Clean smelts; remove heads and tails, and wipe with a damp cloth Roll smelts in salted flour or cornmeal. Fry for about 5 minutes in hot butter or margarine, turning them frequently until a golden brown.

Serve with tartar sauce.

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