3 lbs. dressed smelt, fresh or frozen
2 tsp. salt
3 strips bacon, cut in half
dash of pepper
1/3 c. chopped onion
1/3 c. chopped parsley
Thaw frozen fish. Clean, wash and dry fish. Cut 6 pieces of heavy-duty aluminum foil, 12 x 12 inches each. Grease lightly. Divide fish into 6 portions. Place fish on foil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place onion and parsley on fish. Top with bacon. Bring the foil up over the food and close all edges with tight double folds. Make 6 packages. Place packages on a grill about 4 inches from hot coals. Cook for 10 to 15 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serves 6.
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