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Smelt patty with garlic sauce Byzantine Recipe

Bourouki diplotigano me skordalia


  • 1 kg sand smelt, rinsed and drained
  • 300 g green onions, finely chopped
  • 150 g flour
  • salt and pepper
  • 2/3 cup olive oil


  • Leave smelt whole and mix the onions.
  • Toss with the flour, salt, and pepper.
  • With your hands, shape the mixture into a large round patty.
  • Heat olive oil in a large non-stick fry pan and fry the patty like an omelet, until browned and crisp on both sides. Serve hot with garlic sauce.

(serves 6)

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