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Crispy Bacon Sprats

This recipe for Crispy Bacon Sprats comes from Seafish -

Seafish Established in 1981 the Sea Fish Industry Authority, known as Seafish, works across all sectors of the UK seafood industry to promote good quality, sustainable seafood. Its research and projects are aimed at raising standards, improving efficiency and ensuring that the industry develops in a viable way.

Seafish delivers expert knowledge, skills and support which help the UK seafood industry secure a sustainable and profitable future. It is the UK’s only cross-industry seafood body working with fishermen, processors, wholesalers, seafood farmers, fish friers, caterers, retailers and the import / export trade.

Ingredients for Crispy Bacon Sprats

455g (1lb) sprats
30g (1oz) butter or margarine
4 rashers back bacon, chopped
4 x 15ml spoon (4 tablespoons) fresh brown breadcrumbs
2 x 15ml spoon (2 tablespoons) fresh chopped parsley

How to make Crispy Bacon Sprats

  • Melt the butter in a large frying pan and fry the bacon until crispy.
  • Meanwhile, remove heads from sprats, if preferred, and clean large sprats.
  • Add to the pan and cook for 3 - 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sprats are pale golden brown.
  • Sprinkle over breadcrumbs and parsley and cook for a further 2 - 3 minutes, until breadcrumbs are crispy.
  • Serve with a crisp green salad and brown bread and butter.

Serves 4





Reproduced with the permission of Seafish -