Fried Sardines

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
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Olive oil

6 whole, fresh sardines

Salt and black pepper

All-purpose flour

Parsley leaves, chopped, for garnish

Lemon wedges


  1. Heat the oil in a shallow pan.
  2. Season the sardines with salt and pepper. Then, dredge them in the flour, shaking off the excess and place them in the hot oil to fry.
  3. Turn the sardines over with tongs and fry on the other side.
  4. Drain on paper towels. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve immediately with lemon wedges.