Whitebait Fried in Lard

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By Robert Carrier

Published 1965

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  • whitebait
  • iced water
  • flour
  • lard, for deep-frying
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper


Put whitebait in a shallow bowl with ice cubes and a little water. Just before frying, spread fish on a clean tea cloth to dry. Place on paper liberally dusted with well-seasoned flour and dredge with more flour; place in a wire basket and shake off surplus flour. Then plunge the basket into very hot