Smelt - Frozen, Wild, Canada, Whole (1lb Bag)

  • Frozen Smelt
  • Smelt - Frozen, Wild, Canada, Whole (1lb Bag)

    Headless & Gutted
    Approx. 8-9 fish per pound
    May arrive thawed.
    $10.95 / bag
    Total: $10.95


Smelts are small, silvery-green fish that resemble very tiny Salmon. Their delicate flesh is finely flaked and is rich in oil and mild flavored.


Osmerus mordax





Taste & Texture

  • Moderate
  • Moderate Texture

Cooking Methods

Nutritional Facts

Protein (g)15
Omega 3 (mg)646
Total Fat (g)2

Region & Fishery

Fun Fact

The Smelt is anadromous, meaning that it migrates from its saltwater habitat to spawn in fresh water. They get their name from the Anglo-Saxon word meaning “shiny.”

Product Preparation

Defrost Smelt in the fridge overnight. We like to coat them in seasoned flour and quickly fry them until crispy. You may also sauté them, as well as bake or broil them covered in breadcrumb seasoned with fresh mint and lots of garlic.

Product Nutrition

Smelt are very healthy! They contain Calcium, Phosphorus, and Potassium, Vitamin D and B Vitamins and are high in Omega-3 fatty acids.

FFM Seafood Cooking Methods - Bake/Broil

FFM Seafood Cooking Methods - Deep Frying

Nutrition Facts

AmountPercent Daily Value
Cholesterol (mg)59 20%
Sodium (mg)51 2%
Potassium (mg)246 7%
Total Carbohydrate (g)0 0%
Percent Daily Value
Vitamin A1%

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