Fried capelin in a pan

Fried capelin in a pan

Today we will cook tender fried capelin in a pan in a crispy corn breading with spicy herbs. You will definitely want to repeat this recipe more than once.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 1 person
Calories 245 kcal


  • 1 saucepan
  • 1 cellophane bag


  • 500 g capelin
  • 30 g corn flour
  • 15 ml vegetable oil
  • 5 g Herbes de Provence
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper optional


  • Prepare the necessary ingredients. Thaw the capelin at room temperature if it is frozen. Simply rinse fresh fish under running water and dry with paper towels. We will cook it whole, without cleaning.
    500 g capelin
    Ingredients fried capelin in a pan
  • Transfer the capelin to a plastic bag and add salt to your taste.
    1 pinch salt
    Capelin, salt
  • Add corn flour to the capelin.
    30 g corn flour
    Corn flour
  • Add Herbes de Provence and ground pepper, then shake the fish well in the bag so that the breading covers each fish.
    5 g Herbes de Provence, 1 pinch pepper
    Provencal herbs, pepper
  • Spray the heated pan with vegetable oil and lay out the breaded capelin. Fry the fish until the desired browning for about 7-10 minutes over low heat.
    15 ml vegetable oil
    Breaded capelin in a frying pan
  • Turn the capelin over to the other side and finish cooking for about another 7-8 minutes.
    Roasted capelin
  • Serve the ready fish hot with any side dish or as a standalone dish with greens and whole grain bread.
    Fried capelin in a pan


Calories: 245kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 3gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 9gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0.1gSodium: 389mgPotassium: 92mgFiber: 2gSugar: 0.5gVitamin A: 7IUCalcium: 45mgIron: 1mg
Keyword dinner




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