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Deep Fried Sardines   HT   HD    25mins

Serves 4    Hot   Fish   herbs  Hors d'oeuvre Appetizer  Starter  Dairy free



12 fresh Sardines

1  Onion, finely chopped

1 tbsp Parsley, chopped

Salt & Pepper

3 tbsp Plain flour

2 eggs

Oil for deep frying

Lemon wedges to garnish




1. Clean the sardines, removing the heads, innards and backbones - wash and pat dry on kitchen paper.


2. Mix the finely chopped onion and parsley together and stuff into the fish.


3. Season the flour with salt and pepper and lightly beat the eggs. Preheat deep-fryer to 170C, 340F.


4. Toss the fish in the flour, dip into the beaten egg then toss once more in the flour. Shake off any excess.


5. Fry the fish in the oil for 2-3 minutes each side. Drain on kitchen paper and serve very hot garnished with the lemon wedges as a starter.


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