Fried sardines in breadcrumbs recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook
  • 586 calories / serving
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Heat the oil in a deep, heavy-based pan to 170°C.

Pat the sardines dry and roll in the flour. Pat to shake off any excess flour and dip in the beaten egg. Roll in the dried breadcrumbs and deep fry in batches until golden and crispy and the fish is cooked, 3-5 minutes.

Serve with the lemon wedges on the side.

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  • Ingredients

  • vegetable/sunflower oil for deep-frying
  • 12 sardines
  • 50g plain flour, seasoned with salt and pepper
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 100g (3 1/2oz) dried breadcrumbs
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges
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  • Energy 2460kj 586kcal 29%
  • Fat 8g 38%
  • Saturates 8g 38%
  • Sugars 1g 1%
  • Salt 1.3g 22%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 27.7g Protein 58.4g Fibre 1.2g


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