1 lb any small fish like smelts
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cup strong black tea
1 tbsp salt
Black peppercorns, cinnamon, bay leaves, lemon juice, salt on taste
Clean fish, remove the innards and black membranes, and put the fish in a saucepan.
Mix oil, tea, and all chosen spices together.
Pour this mix over the fish, and bring to boil with small heating under a lid.
Boil for about 30 minutes, drain, and serve with rye bread and (optional) any fish sauce.