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Fried Sardines

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Servings: 10


  • olive oil
  • 6 whole fresh sardines
  • all purpose flour
  • chopped, for garnish fresh parsley
  • wedges of lemon


Heat the oil in a shallow pan.

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.

Turn the sardines over with tongs and fry on the other side.

Drain on paper towels. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve immediately with lemon wedges.